Resource Summary

These questions will help you to "tune up" an existing lesson plan to focus more on goals, performances of understanding, and assessment. You can view an outline of these questions below. View the full document by clicking the download link in the right-hand column.

Part 1: Focus on Goals and Performances

I. About the Understanding Goals

II. About Performances of Understanding

III. About the Match between Goals and Performances

Part 2: Focus on Assessment

I. Why will you assess? Criteria for understanding.

II. When will you assess? Opportunities to do an "understanding check"

III. How will you assess? A variety of strategies for giving feedback

IV. Who will do the assessing? A variety of perspectives

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