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# Ongoing Assessments in Exponents

Lesson 17 of 17

## Objective: SWBAT to test their understanding of scientific notation and reflect on ways to master the topic

*60 minutes*

#### How do I use assessment?

*60 min*

Behind every lesson and moment of teaching in this unit, I keep the types of assessment questions I ask at the back of my mind. I keep these questions in this document:

This is not a secret document. It is something I share with students and families from the moment I start the unit. When I create an assessment, I simply change the numbers, subjects and wording of each question. I want students to understand the types of questions they are expected to answer and want them to think about how to best approach these challenges.

It is also important that we never drop these questions. As we move into other units, I *always* find ways to return to these questions. I include them on major assessments (which can get longer as the year progresses), but I also include them on homework assignments, exit tickets and other mini-assessments.

These questions are meant for a summative assessment, but I do allow students to fix their mistakes via quiz corrections. I am always altering the format and methodology to quiz corrections, but here is the general idea:

#### Resources

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- UNIT 1: Starting Right
- UNIT 2: Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers
- UNIT 3: Scale of the Universe: Fluency and Applications
- UNIT 4: Chrome in the Classroom
- UNIT 5: Lines, Angles, and Algebraic Reasoning
- UNIT 6: Math Exploratorium
- UNIT 7: A Year in Review
- UNIT 8: Linear Regression
- UNIT 9: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
- UNIT 10: Probability
- UNIT 11: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
- UNIT 12: Gimme the Base: More with Exponents
- UNIT 13: Statistical Spirals
- UNIT 14: Algebra Spirals

- LESSON 1: Pay it Forward
- LESSON 2: Stringing in Zero
- LESSON 3: Khan Academy on Positive and Zero Exponents
- LESSON 4: Delta Math and Adding Exponents
- LESSON 5: Zettabytes
- LESSON 6: Stringing Strings with Stringy Strings (A Project)
- LESSON 7: Delta Math and Multiplying Exponents
- LESSON 8: Khan Exponent Rules
- LESSON 9: Diablo 3 - The Marquis Emerald
- LESSON 10: Ordering Exponents
- LESSON 11: The Depths and Death of Space
- LESSON 12: Khan Academy and Squares
- LESSON 13: Exponent Study Time (Game)
- LESSON 14: Finding Ones and Zeros
- LESSON 15: Review Day Problem Set
- LESSON 16: Cutting Apple Pie
- LESSON 17: Ongoing Assessments in Exponents