Formative Assessment #3: Digest This

Finally, an assessment that shouldn't be too hard to swallow! Scholars study the digestive system in the previous lessons in the series and show what they know in an open-ended assessment. They pretend they are their favorite food and describe their journey through the digestive system.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils peer edit the paragraphs using a different color pencil or pen
  • Provide a picture of the digestive system as an aid for students that need extra support
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects learners to know the path food takes through the digestive system
  • The 13th of 21 lessons in a larger series

  • Includes a sample response to use as an answer key
  • Provides a rubric to aid in grading the assessment

  • None