Formative Assessment Tools

Formative Assessment Tools

Examples of Formative Assessment

When incorporated into classroom practice, the formative assessment process provides information needed to adjust teaching and learning while they are still happening. The process serves as practice for the student and a check for understanding during the learning process. The formative assessment process guides teachers in making decisions about future instruction. Here are a few examples that may be used in the classroom during the formative assessment process to collect evidence of student learning.

Observations
Questioning
Discussion
Exit/Admit Slips
Learning/Response Logs
Graphic Organizers
Peer/Self Assessments
Practice Presentations
Visual Representations
Kinesthetic Assessments
Individual Whiteboards
Laundry Day
Four Corners
Constructive Quizzes
Think Pair Share
Appointment Clock