I love using proofs as quick assessments be it formative, summative or a quick check-in. These students worked together to prove the statement is false using several methods - a range of manipulative is always on hand and the students are able to use them in flexible and often ways not intended by the manufacturer. … Continue reading Fractions Assessment
Digging in to addition of fractions using this prompt from inquirymaths.com. After a whole class discussion framed around questions and comments students worked with partners to explore their chosen question. I like the students' use of manipulative to explain the calculations.
I prefer to keep pre-assessments short and simple and have found supported multiple choice questions a great way to tune-in to the student's current level of understanding. For this question the students not only have to choose which answer is correct, they have to justify their choice, along with proving why the other options are incorrect. … Continue reading Supported Multiple Choice Questions