Middle School Community Center Sample Response

In this situation, would you…

___ Select an existing assessment?

_X_ Modify an existing assessment?

___ Develop your own assessment?

Provide a few examples of what you might do to support your choice. 

Because I won’t have the time or resources to develop my own assessments, I would work with the existing assessment that I know about and adapt it to my learner context. For example, I could…

  • Edit the difficulty of the test content or elicit knowledge prior to taking the test to increase its accessibility
  • Shorten the length of the test
  • Change the grading rubric or instructions to be more appropriate for the age level of my students¬†

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