Asim Academy
Academics (Assessment Pattern)


Formative Assessment 2 and 4 (Classes III TO VII)

The following suggested activities taken up by the teachers during the process of instruction to assess the expected level of learning in their subjects:

1. ENGLISH / HINDI
Listening Comprehension, Conversations/Dialogues or prepared speeches on given topics, Oral Quizzes, Story Telling, Story Development, Presentations involving conversation with peers and the teacher, Role Play and Dramatization, Reading Comprehension, Creative Writing, Group Projects, Assignments(Class work and Homework) etc.

2. MATHEMATICS
Oral Quizzes, Group Projects, Puzzles, Data Handling and Analysis, Maths Lab. Activities, Problem Solving in groups, Estimation, Mapping Your Way, Field Activities and Reporting, Assignments(Class work and Homework) etc.

3. ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITIES
Reading with a Purpose(Making Notes), Oral Quizzes, Role Play, Presentation on Current Topics(Formulating one`s own reasoning for an observed event/activity), Group Discussion, Survey, MCQs, Charts, Models, Map Reading, Trips and Reports, Group Investigations, Source-based Analysis, Assignments (Class work and Homework) etc.

Formative Assessment in the following suggested areas:

(a) Home assignments / Class assignments

Due weightage given to:
- Regularity
- Neatness
- Presentation
- Correctness

(b) Class response include:
- Oral Questioning
- Quiz
- Worksheets

(c) Seminar
A topic may be divided among eight to ten students, who, in turn, need to research/study and ‘present’ it to all students.

Areas of Assessment
Ability to research on the topic, Acquisition of content knowledge, Public Speaking, Verbal Expression, ICT Skills, Leadership quality

(d) Symposium
Students can be asked to ‘present’ papers on the topic of their choice.

Areas of Assessment
- Depth of the content
- Presentation of the content
- Use of Audio – visual aids
- Expression
- Comprehension of the topic

(e) Group Discussion
A group of ten students can be given a topic to discuss.

- Students to choose their group leader, a moderator and a recorder
- Their roles to be clarified
- The topic to be thrown open for discussion

Group leader to ensure all students participate in the group discussion
Moderator to ensure that there is no cross talk and no two students speak together and all listen to one speaker patiently

Recorder to record the observation made by all students in the group including his/her own

Area of Assessment
- Courage to put forth views
- Team work
- Respect to peer
- Knowledge of content
- Appropriate body language
- Communication skills
- Listening skills

(f) Group Activity Projects
The students may be asked to do the investigatory/ experimental projects
- Investigatory Projects include
- Collection of data
- Analysis & Interpretation of data
- Observation
- Conclusion and Inference

Areas of Assessment
- Inquisitiveness
- Observation skills
- Thinking skills ( logical, rationale)
- Analytical
- Application of Knowledge
- Comprehension & understanding (viva-voce)
- Computing skills
- Drawing conclusion

Experimental Projects Include:
- Identifying problem
- Making hypothesis
- Testing
- Observation
- Analysis & Interpretation
- Conclusion & Inference
- Making a theory

Areas of Assessment
- Inquisitiveness
- Observation skills
- Thinking skills
- Analytical
- Application of Knowledge
- Comprehension & understanding (viva-voce)
- Computing skills
- Drawing conclusion
- Experimental Skills

II. Action Plan
Students of a class divided into 5-6 groups to make an action plan
Action Plan includes identifying a problem and making a plan to find a solution.
The students to
- Identify a problem
- Study the causes of the problem
- Interact with people (stake holder) associated with the problem
- Categorize the problem in terms of
- Magnitude
- Effect on people
- Impact on community

Make a plan to find the solution of the problem.
The plan to include:
- Meeting people
- Counseling the people
- Listing people/ authorities who can help find solutions
- Seeking appointments with the authorities to discuss the problem and seek their help

A follow up action on the solution of the problem
The work to be divided among the students or all work in a group as a unit. Assessment may be done group-wise or student-wise.

Areas of Assessment
- Identification of a problem
- Concern for the community
- Team work
- Analysis of the problem
- Strategy planned by the students
- Self confidence
- Speaking skills
- Follow up action to see concern for people/environment

III. Survey
Collecting information on a relevant topic of study in a group Assessment may be done group-wise or student-wise.

Areas of Assessment
- Inquisitiveness
- Conversational skills
- Public relations
- ICT skills
- Data collection
- Analytical skills

The scheme of Formative Assessment 2 and 4 subject wise from classes III to VII be followed as given below:

LANGUAGES (Hindi and English)

April-May
Listening comprehension, Conversations/Dialogues or Prepared Speeches on given topics, Oral Quizzes etc.

July-August
Reading Comprehension, Story Development, Story Telling, Assignment (Classwork and Homework), Group Projects etc.

November-December
Listening Comprehension, Presentations involving conversation with peers and the teacher, Oral Quizzes etc.

January-February
Creative Writing, Role Play and Dramatization, Assignment (Classwork and Homework), Group Projects etc.

MATHEMATICS

April-May
Data Handling and Analysis, Oral Quizzes, etc.

July-August
Group Projects (Problem Solving), Puzzles, Assignment (Classwork and Home work), Maths Lab. activities etc.

November-December
Problem solving, Estimation, Mapping Your Way, Field Activities and Reporting etc.

January-February
Group Projects (Problem Solving), Estimation, Oral Quizzes, Assignment (Classwork and Homework), Maths lab. Activities etc.

EVS
April-May
Reading with a purpose (making notes), Role Play and Dramatization, Oral Quizzes etc.

July-August
Presentations on current topics, Group Projects, Assignment (Classwork and Homework), Survey, MCQs etc.

November-December
Charts, Models, Map Reading, Group Discussion etc.

January-February
Source- based analysis, Group Projects, Trips and Reports, Assignment (Classwork and Homework), Group Investigations etc.

 
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