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  1. 1. ASSESSMENT PHOTO ALBUM Rachel Hughes EDUC 6731 C-3 ASSESSMENT STUDENT LEARNING
  2. 2. This purpose of the photo album is to introduce the unit Belizean Culture where you will be learning about how you can play an important role in preserving the cultural heritage of the many ethnic groups. Moreover you will learn to make a brochure using Microsoft publisher and also participate in an awareness campaign. Finally you will have the opportunity to showcase your artistic and creative skills by preparing a picture collage for an open day exhibition. BELIZEAN CULTURE
  3. 3. Belize National Social Studies Standards SSC Standard 1- Students will understand how different ethnic groups interact with one another and the cultural changes that have occurred over time. SSS-5a- Students will understand how each ethnic group contribution to the economic development of the country. You will be expected to:  Create posters for a campaign to build awareness (where you will make posters for your campaign)  Create a brochure using Microsoft publisher (where you will make brochure)  To develop a picture collage of Belizeans doing activities to enhance the economy of country (where you will make your picture collage for display) Learning goals and Assessment method
  4. 4. It is a paper and pencil assessment for writing short answers to the following question. What defines an ethnic group? What is the relationship between culture and tradition? What are some of the cultural traits of a particular ethnic group – language, religion, food, art & music, etc.? What can we learn about our own language and culture from studying another? What are some of the major contributions of each ethnic group to Belize? Diagnostic Assessment prior to learning about Belizean culture
  5. 5. You will watch a video documentary of all the ethnic groups living in our country. (Think about the previous questions while viewing video clip) You will also view a poster of the major groups that is displayed to help you decide which ethnic group you would want to make your poster about. Diagnostic Assessment prior to creating posters
  6. 6. You will first research and collect accurate information about the ethnic group that you have chosen. Then you will choose a design and appropriate quotes for your poster. Next you will decide on the type of material that will be needed to make your poster look attractive to an audience. Be mindful that your posters is for a campaign to build awareness about the importance of preserving our cultural heritage and also to educate others of their role in this process. The above assessment will be assessed using a self and peer assessment checklist that will be used by both the student and their peers Ongoing classroom assessments prior to creating poster
  7. 7. At the start of every learning goal you will be given a knowledge rating chart to examine the extent of your knowledge about Belizean cultural. You will place a one, two or three to rate your level of understanding about a particular aspect of the topic. Ongoing self assessment 1 Knowledge Rating Chart Place a number in front of each term that you may or may not be familiar with. 1 I’ve never heard of this before 2 I’ve heard of this, but not sure what or who it refers to 3 I know about this and I am sure of what or who it refers to _____Ethnic groups _____ Culture _____ Diversity _____Preservation _____ Economic Development
  8. 8. At the end of each lesson you will complete a chart to show what you know about Belizean culture. Directions: Write what you know about Belizean Culture. Write as much as you can. Ongoing self assessment 2 DEFINITION INFORMTION EXAMPLES PICTURE BELIZEAN CULTURE
  9. 9. Imagine that you are Belize’s cultural Ambassador with the prestigious role of preserving cultural practices by building awareness of individual ethnic group’s contribution to economic development of Belize. Students will work in groups of two or three to develop a picture collage of Belizeans doing activities to enhance the economy of country to show children how they can also make positive contributions to the economic development of Belize. Performance tasks
  10. 10. Picture Collage Rubric Name: ________________ Date:_______ Evaluated by: Teacher Self Peer Rubric for performance task Criteria Level 1 Satisfactory Level 2 Proficient Level 3 Excellent Variety of Pictures Used The collage contain less than 5o percent of what is required to develop the main idea The collage contain 50 percent of what is required to develop the main idea The collage contain 100 percent of what is required pictures to develop the main idea Ideas (Original & Interest) Few ideas stimulate interest and originality in ideas does not exist in materials Some ideas stimulate interest and originality in ideas exist in material Many ideas simulate interest and originality in ideas is evident in material Relevance of Materials Materials selected were few and not connected to the main idea Most of the materials selected is evident and are connected to the main idea All the material selected is relevant and clearly connected to the main idea Visual Impact The collage is acceptably attractive though it may be a bit messy. The collage is attractive in terms of design, layout and neatness. The collage is exceptionally attractive in terms of design, layout, and neatness. Use of Web Technology Technology was used but does not enhance the outlook of the collage. At least one Technology was used and that enhances the outlook of the collage All Technology used enhance the material and makes it exceptionally attractive
  11. 11. True False/True Item: Belize’s cultural diversity is one that has been in existence long before Belize’s independence in 1981. False True/False Item The ethnic groups in Belize has no similarity to each other in areas of their traditions and customs. Short Answer or Fill in the Blank Item Explain in your own words how the various ethnic groups contribute to the economic development of Belize? __________________________________________ Sample questions for Paper and Pencil Assessments
  12. 12. Multiple Choice Item Which of the following are ways to preserve a culture? a) Increase the number of ethnic groups in the country b)Move each ethnic group to a designated town or city c)Build awareness by having more cultural campaign d) Decrease the number of interracial marriages Essay Item Discuss three challenges of one of the main ethnic groups in Belize . Explain how they adapt to these changes. Sample Questions for Paper and Pencil Assessments
  13. 13. GOOD LUCK

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