8. Reflection and Assessment
- Is the activity/reflection theory of learning used throughout the Storyline?
- Is it a natural part of the topic work?
- Does reflection involve the cognitive domain where students reflect on their learning process and product?
- Does reflection involve the affective domain where students make connections to their own reality, thoughts, and feelings?
- Do students broaden their reflections as they consider how to extend skills and concepts learned?
- Does either the culmination (Storyline Filter #7) or the reflection provide the opportunity for students to share their learning and re-tell the story? (topic books, homefun cloze activity, etc.)
- Has the teacher defined the goals of the topic work with desired outcomes as well content standards that will be addressed in the topic?
- Has the teacher identified outcomes that are worthy of assessing and determined the forms of assessment?
Is assessment varied and carefully planned?
- Is assessment on-going and embedded in the topic?
- Are students formulating and using their own criteria to judge the quality of a product?
- Is student learning and assessment communicated to students and parents?