Build and Evaluate Comprehension with Creative Performance Tasks
Six ideas for performance tasks that get students making and creating to demonstrate (and help you evaluate) their comprehension.
A list of books students can use to create the own literature adptations.
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Use choice boards to engage students in reading and let them demonstrate their comprehension of a story.
Help students listen to their inner voice and dig deeper to connect to text.
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Students practice writing and illustrating as they create a page in your class's adaptation of their favorite pattern story.
Students practice narrative writing as they work together to write, illustrate, and narrate a new version of a story.
Students create a new cover design for a book they are reading to demonstrate comprehension and explore character, plot, setting, symbolism, and conflict.
In this lesson, students craft an interview with a character from a book they are reading to demonstrate comprehension.
In this lesson, students create a coat of arms to represent their personal identity and values.
Students will create a digital scrapbook that showcases the viewpoint of the main character.
Students will develop a movie-style trailer for a book they have read.
Students will create an eBook identifying and explaining the events in a hero's journey in a text they are reading.
Students create a card game based on the storyline of a book they are reading.
Create custom rubrics for your classroom.
Write, record, and illustrate a sentence.
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