Assessment Implementation

Question Deck Download

Today I’d like to share a formative assessment tool I use while the students are standing in line. It has lists of generic questions you can ask students that provoke higher-order thinking skills and can use any project or curriculum you are teaching. Sort of a “fill-in-the-blank” format, if you will.

  • Maybe you have an extra day at the end of the year and want to facilitate an art critique? It’s in the deck.
  • Maybe you want kids to think about and talk about their art? It’s in the deck.
  • Maybe you want to review concepts taught throughout the whole year with the kiddos? It’s in the deck.
  • Maybe you want to inspire creativity before summer sets in? It’s in the deck!

If you’d like, you can download the entire thing in a PowerPoint document right here: Art RoomQuestions. I simply printed the slides in outline form, hole punched and put in a ring. Then, it goes in the bin by my door for easy grabbing whenever I need it. You can customize to fit your preferences. ENJOY!

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Jessica Balsley

Jessica Balsley is AOEU’s Founder and a former AOEU Writer and elementary art educator. She is passionate about helping art teachers enhance their lives and careers through relevant professional development.

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