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Assessment Validity Tool

Assessment
What standard(s) is the assessment intended to measure?

Summarize, represent, and interpret data on two categorical and quantitative variables (CCSS HSS.ID.B)

Does the assessment align to this standard(s)?

Yes____ No_____ Comments:

Is there an included set of teacher directions to explain the background information necessary
for giving the assessment?

Yes____ No_____ Comments:

Does the level of Bloom’s Taxonomy prescribed by the standard (the verb​(​s​)​) match the level of
the question(s) asked in the assessment?

Yes____ No_____ Comments: While the actual verbs are not exactly the
same, the level of rigor is comparable.

Verbs in the standard Verbs in the Assessment

Summarize, interpret, recognize, represent, make, use, give, represent, describe,


describe, find, solve, assess summarize, find

Are the questions written in a way that can be understood by the student?

Yes__​_​_ No_____ Comments:

Are the student directions written in a way that can be understood by the student?

Yes____ No_____ Comments:

Rubric
Does the assessment include an aligned rubric?
Yes____ No_____ Comments:

Does the rubric match the standard(s)?

Yes____ No_____ Comments:

Is the rubric clearly written?

Yes____ No_____ Comments:

Is there a clearly defined chance for the student to exceed the standard?

Yes____ No_____ Comments:

Exemplars

Do exemplars exist for all four levels of the rubric?

Yes____ No_____ Comments:

Do each of the exemplars appear to match the levels indicated by the rubric?

Yes____ No_____ Comments: