Anecdotal Records Assessment
In order for assessment to inform instruction, anecdotal records need to focus on content standards. In this activity, you will begin to develop a technique for collecting evidence to demonstrate achievement of grade-level benchmarks. When you have finished, save your written work to submit as an assignment.
- Reread Focused Anecdotal Records Assessment: A Tool for Standards-Based, Authentic Assessment (PDF) by Paul Boyd-Batstone, focusing on the following five components:
- Observing students in instructional settings
- Maintaining a standards-based focus
- Making anecdotal records
- Managing anecdotal records
- Analyzing anecdotal records
- Write observable data.
- Write records in the past tense.
- Support records with examples as evidence.
- Don't tell what the student cannot do.
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