Well Planned Start Parent Assessment / Student Placement Test
Organized and easy for parents to use are the necessary requirements for successful testing at home. Thankfully Well-Planned Gal has heard the cries of parents and created grade specific tests meet and exceed this expectation. Divided into five sections, each section offers tips and information specific to the section. The Assessment Tests cover all subject areas: Math, Language Arts, History, Science and Bible. They are not aligned to any specific curricula, making them flexible to meet your family's individual needs. SC.
The first section provides an introduction that covers helpful information for parents as well as an overview of the book. The Parent Assessment follows and is designed to help parents understand what their children should know at the specified grade level. This section is created to be interactive between the parent and child, as it not only affirms what they know but also attitudes toward learning. Primarily yes and no questions, this section provides guidance on the appropriate placement test to give your child and a place to write notes and observations about your child's learning needs. The next section is the Student Placement Test. The Student Placement Test provides a guide to direct you in the administration of the assessment, give instructions to your student and information that helps parents know what to watch for as the student works through the questions. This allows you to discover where the breakdown begins in the process. Student Placement pages are perforated and can be removed for your child to work independently. Tests are not timed, rather are focused on assessing knowledge and thinking skills. At the end of this section are complete answers and a placement test guide for each subject area. You will also find plan of action pages and tips in this section. The next section, Parent Teaching Tips, offers practical teaching tips and activity suggestions for every concept covered in the placement. These can be used to strengthen then low-scoring areas, fill in gaps, challenge your child and more. This section also includes a place to journal your efforts and responses. High School level assessments include information on college level entrance exams. The final section, Student Milestones, covers physical, emotional and academic milestones specific to that grade level. The assessment covers normal growth and development stages along with advanced traits and skills a child may display.
Picking the correct level of assessment to purchase is straightforward. If your child has completed a grade and you want to be sure they are ready for the upcoming year, then administer the grade level they have just finished. There are exceptions. If your child struggled with the past grade level, you may wish to go back 2 grades to ascertain there are no gaps. If your child excelled in his current grade level, administer the current grade level and progress to the next level(s) depending on assessment scores. The conclusion of the Student Placement Test gives guidance on assessment test progression and grade level placement. An excellent resource to assess student progress, achievements or gaps for homeschool children or children in a public or private school setting. ~Deanne