report card comments

Report Card/progress report comments - helpful when you can't think of the right thing to say!

Great way to get the kids to assess themselves and their learning.

Great way to get the kids to assess themselves and their learning. This is an anchor chart to help students decide if they are a novice, apprentice, practitioner, or expert on a skill or concept.

Free poster download! The 3-2-1 Strategy is one example of many formative assessments.

A Formative Assessment Option.My solution was this: A composition notebook and quick formative assessments. The Strategy is one example of many formative assessments that I use in my classroom.

Kindergarten RTI: Letter Identification & Recognition

Another pinner: Kindergarten RTI: Letter Identification & Recognition. Very cool letter book. Lexi is no where CLOSE to Kindergarten, but this is perfect for her level right now. This would def keep her happy on the road trips too.

Common Core SUPER FREEBIE...

Common Core SUPER FREEBIE...oh yeah

Formative assessment

Formative Assessment Stoplight (great exit ticket idea)--I did something like this with my SMARTBoard last year. Then I could save the pages. I made it so the names disappeared behind the lights, that way I was the only one who could see it.

Surviving Standardized Tests - great article!

Surviving Standardized Tests

4 Types of Reading Assessments- RtI post.  Free downloadable poster

Does your school utilize the 4 types of assessments recommended by the National Reading Panel?

Exit slips: This is an easy way to gather quick formative assessment data.

Exit slips: Students are assigned a number and write at least one thing they learned and any questions/concerns/confusion. They put their card in their designated pocket and I use as an assessment tool to know what each child specifically needs. by leona

"I Cans" instead of exit slips

Timeouts and Tootsie Rolls: I can statements better than exit tickets