SIOP Assessment Resources
These are question stems that can be used to incorporate higher-order thinking questions in the classroom.
This is a resource you can refer to that gives examples of how to assess student learning for each of the levels of Blooms Taxonomy. It provides example questions and/or activities for each of the levels of English proficiency.
This article from Edutopia offers 53 different activities teachers can use to check for understanding in the classroom.
This template, created by Reading Quest.Org, can be printed to assess student learning at the end of a lesson that asks students to record what they learned, what they found interesting, and questions they still have.
This blank worksheet, created by Amy Straus from River Springs Charter School, can be printed and used to assess student learning at the end of a lesson that asks students to summarize their learning, identify areas of confusion, and pose questions.
Fist-to-Five is a quick formative assessment strategy that can be used by teachers. Students hold their hand close to their chest, showing the teacher 1-5 fingers depending on their level of understanding.
Irina McGrath put together this great collection of formative assessments strategies that were specifically chosen for English Learners.
This is a template I created for a review activity that requires students to provide four examples of a given topic.
This free download from Teachers Pay Teachers can be used to generate your own I Have, Who Has review game for the classroom.
This is a great resource that allows you to access thousands of pre-made rubrics that are sorted by grade level or to create rubrics of your own.
This is an online tool you can use to create your own Jeopardy game for the classroom.
These are templates for response cards that you can use to quickly assess student comprehension in the classroom.
These are Spanish translations of the response card templates above.
This chart can be used to facilitate the creation of higher-level who, what ,where, when, how, and why questions.
This power point ,created by North Godwin Elementary School, explains a seven step learning strategy that can be used to help students prepare for taking standardized assessments.
This is an online tool you can use to create your own Who Wants to Be a Millionaire game for the classroom.