A Formative Assessment Tool
Exemplars performance tasks were developed to help teachers successfully integrate formative assessment into their classrooms.
Annotated anchor papers provide teachers with examples of student work at the 4 levels of Exemplars rubric. These also provide students with a concrete understanding of what work meets the standard (and why) as well as an effective professional development resources.
Student rubrics and annotated anchor papers can be used by students to compare their work to during peer- and self-appraisals. This process demonstrates success as well as offers opportunities for refinement. Based on student performance, teaching and learning strategies can be adjusted.