Teacher-created assessments | English homework help

 According to Wortham (2012), “Teachers must be able to design their own tests to evaluate their own or individual learning objectives most effectively” (p.189).  For this assignment, you will need to choose one of the children from the document, “Developmental Checklists Birth to Five.”  Using this child and the domain of your choice from The Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework domains listed below, create a developmentally appropriate assessment that assesses one of the standards within that domain.  You will find helpful guidelines for creating your assessment in Chapter 7 of the text.  Also, not all assessments are paper and pencil tests so feel free to be creative with the assessment.  For example, if you are creating an assessment on shapes you might have the students draw the names of the shapes you say, identify examples of the shapes in the room, or match a picture of the shape to its name.


The Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework Domains

Literacy Knowledge and Skills

Mathematics Knowledge and Skills

Science Knowledge and Skills

Social Studies Knowledge and Skills

 Make sure the assessment also includes a clearly stated objective that utilizes Bloom’s Taxonomy Action Verbs and what would constitute mastery. Also, make sure to include a brief description of the accommodations you may need to make for Early Language Learning or students with special needs.


Required Text

 Wortham, S. C.  (2012).  Assessment in early childhood education (6th ed.).  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson


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