This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.
The Classroom Assessment KnowledgeBase is an online resource for state departments of education to use as part of their professional development efforts with districts and schools. Organized around five elements, it brings together concepts, how-to guidance, tools, and resources about classroom assessment.
Task 3: Identify Specific Assessment to Meet Purpose and Goals
Guideline: Each assessment should have a purpose and goal. The purpose statement should describe what the teacher intends to measure. The goal statement defines how the teacher intends to use the information collected. The goal statement needs to be specific with definitive parameters to be achieved within a given timeframe.