STARTALK Performance Assessment Training Program
2019 Summer Program (June 7-July 26)
CAL’s 2019 summer program provides training on performance-based language assessment with a focus on the assessment of Less Commonly Taught Languages in STARTALK programs. The course includes a 7-week online component and a 3-day face-to-face workshop in Washington, DC. For more information, contact Dr. Meg Montee.
The CAL team has created and documented a variety of assessment resources from the CAL STARTALK Performance Assessment Training Program.
We invite you to click on each title below to download the free PDF. The first document in the list below provides information and links to a variety of resources.
Assessment Resources for Instructors of STARTALK Languages
This general document provides information and links to a variety of useful resources, such as guidelines, standards, activities, and online resources.
Information on using student self-assessment in world language classrooms.
Practical Resources and Activities
These four sample assessment tasks for different proficiency levels and languages are each tied to a Can Do statement from the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can Do statements.
(Novice, High School Level)
Writing a Thank You Letter to Your Host
(Intermediate, Middle School Level)
Amazon Rainforest Creatures
(Novice, Elementary School Level)
(Advanced Middle/High School Level)