Formative assessment is a part of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation. It is to assess the particular skills of the students in the process of construction of knowledge.
It is confined to 2 or 3 lessons.
The laboratory skills,
writing skills and project skills are assessed in the formative assessment.
A small slip test is conducted to test the basic concepts of the lesson.
It is conducted for 50 marks.
It is divided into 4 parts such as lab record,
written works, projects and slip test.
The marks are allotted as follows.
I. Lab Record: 10 marks
II. Written works: 10 marks
III. Project works: 10 marks
IV. Slip test: 20 marks
SYLLABUS FOR FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT
LAB ACTIVITIES: 10 MARKS
The students gain self-experiences and construct knowledge.
They develop the manipulating skills, observation skills and analytical skills.
They also adopt the scientific temper and search for the facts scientifically.
There is scope for the creative response. Role of teacher and student:
The students have to perform the activities under the guidance of teacher. The students have to observe the changes during experiment and note them.
The teacher has to guide them to observe the changes.
The teacher has to enable the students to hypothesis and think creatively. Maintenance of lab record: All the activities must be recorded as lab record. It should possess the aim of the experiment, materials required, precautions, procedure, observations and result. Allotment of marks:
Conduction of experiment: 5 Marks
Documentation in lab record: 5 Marks