Exploring Science : How Science Works Year 8 Formative and Summative Assessment Support Pack
The Assessment Pack:Provides baseline assessment Find out what your pupils already know with Â Quick QuizzesÂ . Use this to choose the most appropriate teaching approach for each pupil. Includes formative assessment opportunities throughout Â Quick ChecksÂ allow pupils to judge for themselves how well they are learning, and identify ways in which to improve. Â Target SheetsÂ encourage pupils to measure their own progress. Differentiated summative assessment With end-of-unit tests for every unit, containing SAT-style and How Science Works questions. Plus an open-ended summative task for every unit with levelled outcomes. End-of-year tests provided at different levels (L3-5 and L5-7 level descriptors, marking guidance and sample answers are provided). AT1 assessment Practical activities designed to develop strands of AT1. Suggests a full AT1 investigation for each unit. Level descriptions are adapted for each investigation, which can be used as a mark scheme.