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ACTIVITY BASED ASSESSMENT

Date: December 6, 2017
Teacher: Marisol Cisneros
Child: M.N.
Child’s Age: 2 years 3 months
Setting: A classroom with 10 toddlers, ages 18 to 36 months, at Brigham Young University-Idaho. M.N and I
sat on the floor, where 2 other children played with blocks nearby.

Detailed description of the activity, with photo:

Have the yellow and green stands placed in front of the
child as well as their corresponding pieces. Encourage the
child to place the pieces in their appropriate holes by either
size, shape, or color.

Domain Domain Domain
Cognitive/Math Cognitive/Math Cognitive/Math
Skill: Skill: Skill:
Matches objects by a single Orders objects by size, volume, height, Identifies two geometric shapes
characteristic (size, color, shape, or weight, and length. (circle, square).
quantity).
Presentation of materials: Presentation of materials: Presentation of materials:
Demonstrate putting the red triangle Place the red triangle pieces in their Show the child that each of the
pieces in their appropriate colored appropriate sized holes. Hand the different colored pieces have a
holes from the pile of mixed up child three pieces (green or yellow) different shape. Place the triangle
colored pieces. Encourage the child to that correlate with the colored stand. pieces in their appropriate shaped
do likewise with the yellow and green holes.
pieces.
Prompt: Do/Say Prompt: Do/Say Prompt: Do/Say
Mix the green and yellow pieces “Put the circle pieces in the right sized “I put the triangles in their spot. Put
together and ask the child to place the hole.” the squares and circles in their spot.”
green and yellow pieces where they “Put the square pieces in the right
belong. sized hole. “Where do the circles go?”

Child’s Response: Child’s Response: Child’s Response:
M.N. would attempt to put the
M.N. was able to identify the correct medium sized piece in the biggest hole M.N. didn’t acknowledge this
colors. He the yellow pieces in the but when he went to put the biggest question and took out the triangle
yellow stand and placed the green piece in the medium sized hole he pieces from of their spots and
pieces in the green stand. paused and then tried to put it in the attempted to put all the pieces in
small hole and then took out the their appropriate holes at random.
medium sized piece and placed the
biggest piece in the biggest hole. After
that he placed the medium piece in the
medium hole and the smallest piece in
the smallest hole.
ACTIVITY BASED ASSESSMENT

Date: December 6, 2017
Teacher: Marisol Cisneros
Child: R.M.
Child’s Age: 1 year 9 months
Setting: A classroom with 10 toddlers, ages 18 to 36 months, at Brigham Young University-Idaho. Remy and
I sat on the floor, where 2 other children played with blocks nearby.

Detailed description of the activity, with photo:

Have the yellow and green stands placed in front of the
child as well as their corresponding pieces. Encourage the
child to place the pieces in their appropriate holes by either
size, shape, or color.

Domain Domain Domain
Cognitive/Math Cognitive/Math Cognitive/Math
Skill: Skill: Skill:
Matches objects by a single Orders objects by size, volume, height, Identifies two geometric shapes
characteristic (size, color, shape, or weight, and length. (circle, square).
quantity).
Presentation of materials: Presentation of materials: Presentation of materials:
Demonstrate putting the red triangle Place the red triangle pieces in their Show the child that each of the
pieces in their appropriate colored appropriate sized holes. Hand the different colored pieces have a
holes from the pile of mixed up child three pieces (green or yellow) different shape. Place the triangle
colored pieces. Encourage the child to that correlate with the colored stand. pieces in their appropriate shaped
do likewise with the yellow and green holes.
pieces.
Prompt: Do/Say Prompt: Do/Say Prompt: Do/Say
Mix the green and yellow pieces “Put the circle pieces in the right sized “I put the triangles in their spot. Put
together and ask the child to place the hole.” the squares and circles in their spot.”
green and yellow pieces where they “Put the square pieces in the right “Where do the circles go
belong. sized hole.
Child’s Response: Child’s Response: Child’s Response:
R.M. took out the red pieces from the R.M. first grabbed the smallest piece After I asked him where the circles
stand. He then attempted to place the and put it in its correct hole. He then went, he first grabbed a square piece
green pieces in the yellow stand, some attempted to put the biggest piece in and attempted to put it in a circle
of the yellow pieces in the red stand, the medium sized hole and then put it stand. He then attempted to put it in
and then a red piece in the red stand. in the biggest hole. He then put the a different sized circle stand and then
As he continued to try put the pieces in medium sized piece in the medium finally tried to place it in the square
the correct colored stand, and sized hole. stand.
continued to get some incorrect he
then removed the pieces that were in
their stands by waving both of his
hands back and forth and mixed up
the pieces that were on the ground.