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Alternative Assessment Ideas

ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENT IDEAS

FOR INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS

PRODUCTS/PROJECTS

PERFORMANCES

PROCESS SKILLS

Ads
Advice columns
Artifacts
Audiocassettes Autobiographies
Banners
Blueprints
Book reviews
Books
Brochures
Bulletin boards
Cartoons
Case studies
Collages
Computer creations
Costumes of characters Crossword puzzles
Databases
Diaries of historical periods Directories
Displays
Drawings
Foods of a country or time period
Games
Graphs, charts, diagrams
Graphic organizers
Handbooks
How-to books
In-class group essays
Job applications
Job descriptions
Journals
Lab reports
Learning centers
Learning logs
Letters to parents, editor, TV station, or a business
Maps
"Me Bag" for introductions
Mobiles
Models
Movie reviews
Newspapers for historical periods
Pamphlets
Parenting job descriptions
Patterns
Peer editing critiques
Pen-pal letters
Photographs
Picture dictionaries
Portfolios
Posters
Product descriptions
Projects
Proposals
Protest letters
Questionnaires
Research centers
Research papers
Results of surveys
Resumes
Reviews of TV programs
Scrapbooks
Short stories
Simulation games
Slide presentations
Soap opera parodies
Story illustrations
Student-kept charts
Tests Timelines
Travel folders
Videotapes
Want ads
Work products
Writing portfolios

Activities
Announcements
Anthems
Apologies
Ballads
Beauty tips
Campaign speeches Character sketches Charades
Classroom maps Commercials
Conferences
Cooperative learning group activities
Dances
Debates
Demonstrations Discussions
Dramas
Exercise routines Experiments
Explanations
Fashion shows
Field trips
Interactive book reviews Interviews
Introductions
Jingles
Job interviews
Jump-rope rhymes Laboratory experiences
Person-on-the-street
interviews
News reports
Oral histories of events
Pantomimes
Plays
Presentations Psychomotor skills
Puppet shows
Reports
Role plays
Sales pitches
Simulations
Singing of songs from historical periods
Skits
Sociograms
Song writing to fit a topic
Speeches
Spoofs Storytelling Surveys
Tongue twisters
TV talk shows
Verbal comparisons
Warnings
Weather reports

Anecdotal records
Checklist observations for processes
Concept mapping Conferences: teacher and peer
Debriefing interviews
Debriefing questioning for lesson closure
Experiences checklists
Interactional analyses
Interviews
Invented dialogs
Journal entries regarding processes
Learning logs
Metaphor analyses
Observations
Oral questioning
Process-folios
Question production
Responses to reading
Retelling in own words
Tailored responses
Telling how they did something and justifying the approach used

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