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ProgressionofPointsofAssessment

FirstPointofAssessment:

Thefirstassessmentwastheroughsketchofapreparedslide.Thisassessmentwasjusta
quickcheckintoseeifstudentswereabletounderstandthebasicfocusingofthemicroscope
andhowtocreateadetaileddrawingofasample

SecondPointofAssessment:

Thesecondtimestudentswereassessedovertheirobservationsandrepresentationstheywere
givenrubricstoselfevaluate.Thisassessmentwasmoreformal,inthattheworkwas
submittedtobefiguredintoeachstudentsgrade.Intherubricthereareonlyfourcategories
eachofwhichisprimarilyskillsbased.Ascanbeseenbelow,therearesomepointswhere
studentsselfevaluationswerenotparticularlyinlinewiththerealityofthesubmittedwork,
whichishelpedcreateconversationsaboutexpectations.

ThirdPointofAssessment:

Thefollowquestionisfromaquizgiventostudents.Thisparticularquizwasbenchmark
evaluationofskillstodetermineiftheclasswasabletomoveontosmallerorganismsandifthey
hadabaselevelmasteryoftheskillsneededformoredetailedmicroscopicobservations.

Circleallmistakesinthisscientificdrawing:(4points)

FourthPointofAssessment:

Oncestudentshowedaproficiencyintheuseareasofscientificdrawingthecontentcould
movetosmallerorganisms.Thefollowingisanexampleofonestudentsworkasthematerial
switchtothecellularlevel.Theassessmentagaincontainsrubrics,buttheyhavechangedto
includemoreemphasisontheuseofcorrectterminologyandlabeling.Studentsalso
progressedintheirselfevaluation.

FifthPointofAssessment:

Belowaretwoversionsoftheunittestthatwasgiventostudents.Therearetwoversionsof
thissummativeassessment.Thereasontherearetwoisbecausesomestudentsneedtotake
alternateversionbecauseofIEPs.Thesesummativeassessmentsagainhaveshiftedfurther
fromtheskillsofscientificdrawingsandontomorecontentrelatedcellaspects.

Test
Donotwriteonhere

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber1?
A. Phylum
B. Genus
C. Species
D. Class
Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber2?
A. Kingdom
B. Class
C. Order
D. Species
Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber3?
A. Class
B. Order
C. Species
D. Family
Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber4?
A. Family
B. Class
C. Order
D. Phylum
Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber5?
A. Genus
B. Class
C. Order
D. Family
Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber6?
A. Genus
B. Class
C. Order

D. Species
7. TheclassificationgroupthatcontainstheLEASTvarietyoforganismsis_____?

A. Order
C.Phylum
B.Species
D.Kingdom

8.Basedontheirscientificnames,whichtwooftheseorganismsarethemostrelated?Select
thepairfromthechartbelowthatareclosestrelated:
CommonName
ScientificName
HouseCat
Feliscatus
AfricanLion
Pantheraleo
Cougar
Pumaconcolor
CommonLeopard
P
antherapardus
A. HouseCatsandCougars
B. AfricanLionsandCommonLeopards
C. AfricanLionsandHouseCats
D. CougarsandAfricanLions

9.Thecorrectformatforthescientificnameofatwotoedslothis?

A.
Choloepusdidactylus
C.
choloepusdidactylus
B.
CholoepusDidactylus
D.
choloepusDidactylus

10.Whatpartofthemicroscopeholdstheocularlensandtheobjectivelensesapartataset
distance?

A.
FineAdjustmentKnob
C.Diaphragm
B.Base
D.BodyTube

11.Whatpartofthemicroscopewouldbeusedtochangebetweenobjectivelenses?

A.
Nosepiece
C.BodyTube
B.Diaphragm
D.Base

12.Whatpartofthemicroscopewouldyourotateinordertoletmoreorlesslightpassthrough
thespecimen?

A.
Nosepiece
C.BodyTube
B.Diaphragm
D.Stage

13.Itisokaytousecursive(
cursive)
whenmakingscientificdrawings?
A. True

B. False

14.Whichisnotanameforoneofthethreeobjectivelenses?

A.
ScanningPower
C.LowPower
B.ReflectivePower
D.HighPower
15.Whatisthemicroscopestotalmagnificationiftheocularlens(eyepiece)andtheobjective
lensissetto40x?
A.
4x
C.40x
B.10x
D.400x

16.(StudentQuestion)Penguinslivenearwatersothattheycanfindfoodandsafetyfrom
predators.Thisareaisconsideredtheir__________.

A.
Habitat
C.Phylum
B.Population
D.Class

17.Ina(n)_______________organismslivetogether,plantsproduceenergyandanimals
consumethoseplantsorotheranimals.

A.
Ecosystem
C.Phylum
B.Population
D.Class

18.Howmanybodysectionsdoesaninsecthave?
A.
1
C.3
B.2
D.4

19.Therearetwolabellinesbelowascientificdrawing,whatgoesonthosetwolines?
A. Labelsandmeasurements
B. MagnificationandTitle
C. Yournameandclassperiod
D. Partsanddistances

20.Thispartofthecellprovidessupportandprotectionforplantcells?
A.
CellMembrane
C.Cytoplasm
B.Nucleus
D.Cellwall

21.Thispartofthecellisconsideredthecommandcenterforplantandanimalcells?
A.
CellMembrane
C.Cytoplasm
B.Nucleus
D.Cellwall

22.Thispartofthecellholdsorganellesinplaceforplantandanimalcells?

A.
CellMembrane
C.Cytoplasm
B.Nucleus
D.Cellwall

23.Plantcellshaveacellmembrane?
A. True
B. False

GreekandLatinroots,Meaning
GreekandLatinroots,Meaning
prefixes,andsuffixes
prefixes,andsuffixes
1. ankylos
1.angle
8.peri
8.around
2.antennae
2.Externalsenseorgans 9.plast
9.body
3.bi
3.two
10.pod
10.foot
4.cyclo
4.circular
11.quad
11.four
5.macro
5.large
12.stoma
12.mouth
6.micro
6.small
13.tri
13.three
7.mono
7.one
14.uro
14.tail

24.Whatwouldtheorganismnamed
Quadankylosplastbiantennae
looklike?
A.

B.

C.

D.

25.Whatwouldtheorganismnamed
Cycloplastbipod
looklike?
A.

B.

C.

D.

26.Whatwouldtheorganismnamed
Triankylosplastbiperiantennae
looklike?
A.

B.

C.

D.

27.Whatwouldtheorganismnamed
Quadankylosplasttriuro
looklike?

A.

B.

C.

D.

Test
Donotwriteonhere

1.

2.

3.

4.

Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber1?
A. Phylum
B. Genus
C. Species
D. Class
Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber2?
A. Kingdom
B. Class
C. Order
D. Species
Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber3?
A. Class
B. Order
C. Species
D. Family
Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber4?

A. Family
B. Class
C. Order
D. Phylum
5. Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber5?
A. Genus
B. Class
C. Order
D. Family
6. Inthesevenlayerclassificationsystemwhattermisusedinplacenumber6?
A. Genus
B. Class
C. Order
D. Species
7. TheclassificationgroupthatcontainstheLEASTvarietyoforganismsis_____?

A. Order
C.Phylum
B.Species
D.Kingdom

8.Basedontheirscientificnames,whichtwooftheseorganismsarethemostrelated?Select
thepairfromthechartbelowthatareclosestrelated:
CommonName
ScientificName
HouseCat
Feliscatus
AfricanLion
Pantheraleo
Cougar
Pumaconcolor
CommonLeopard
P
antherapardus
A. HouseCatsandCougars
B. LionsandCommonLeopards
C. AfricanLionsandCommonLeopards
D. CougarsandAfricanLions

9.Thecorrectformatforthescientificnameofatwotoedslothis?

A.
Choloepusdidactylus
C.
choloepusdidactylus
B.
CholoepusDidactylus
D.
choloepusDidactylus

10.Whatpartofthemicroscopeholdstheocularlensandtheobjectivelensesapartataset
distance?

A.
FineAdjustmentKnob
C.Diaphragm
B.Base
D.BodyTube

11.Whatpartofthemicroscopewouldbeusedtochangebetweenobjectivelenses?

A.
Nosepiece
C.BodyTube
B.Diaphragm
D.Base

12.Whatpartofthemicroscopewouldyourotateinordertoletmoreorlesslightpassthrough
thespecimen?

A.Nosepiece
C.BodyTube
B.Diaphragm
D.Stage

13.Itisokaytousecursive(
cursive)
whenmakingscientificdrawings?
A. True
B. False

14.Whichisnotanameforoneofthethreeobjectivelenses?

A.
ScanningPower
C.LowPower
B.ReflectivePower
D.HighPower
15.Whatisthemicroscopestotalmagnificationiftheocularlens(eyepiece)andtheobjective
lensissetto40x?
A.4x
C.40x
B.10x
D.400x

16.(StudentQuestion)Penguinslivenearwatersothattheycanfindfoodandsafetyfrom
predators.Thisareaisconsideredtheir__________.

A.
Habitat
C.Phylum
B.Population
D.Class

17.Ina(n)_______________organismslivetogether,plantsproduceenergyandanimals
consumethoseplantsorotheranimals.

A.
Ecosystem
C.Phylum
B.Population
D.Class

18.Howmanybodysectionsdoesaninsecthave?
A.
1
C.3
B.2
D.4

19.Therearetwolabellinesbelowascientificdrawing,whatgoesonthosetwolines?
A. Labelsandmeasurements

B. MagnificationandTitle
C. Yournameandclassperiod
D. Partsanddistances

20.Thispartofthecellprovidessupportandprotectionforplantcells?
A.
CellMembrane
C.Cytoplasm
B.Nucleus
D.Cellwall

21.Thispartofthecellisconsideredthecommandcenterforplantandanimalcells?
A.
CellMembrane
C.Cytoplasm
B.Nucleus
D.Cellwall

22.Thispartofthecellholdsorganellesinplaceforplantandanimalcells?
A.
CellMembrane
C.Cytoplasm
B.Nucleus
D.Cellwall

23.Plantcellshaveacellmembrane?
A. True
B. False

GreekandLatinroots,Meaning
GreekandLatinroots,Meaning
prefixes,andsuffixes
prefixes,andsuffixes
1. ankylos
1.angle
8.peri
8.around
2.antennae
2.Externalsenseorgans 9.plast
9.body
3.bi
3.two
10.pod
10.foot
4.cyclo
4.circular
11.quad
11.four
5.macro
5.large
12.stoma
12.mouth
6.micro
6.small
13.tri
13.three
7.mono
7.one
14.uro
14.tail

24.Whatwouldtheorganismnamed
Quadankylosplastbiantennae
looklike?
A.

B.

C.

D.

25.Whatwouldtheorganismnamed
Cycloplastbipod
looklike?
A.

B.

C.

D.

26.Whatwouldtheorganismnamed
Triankylosplastbiperiantennae
looklike?
A.

B.

C.

D.

27.Whatwouldtheorganismnamed
Quadankylosplasttriuro
looklike?
A.

B.

C.

D.