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