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Resources: Tips for Designing Teacher-Made Tests located on your student website, and Ch. 7 of Classroom Assessment for guidelines regarding writing test questions. More information on this assignment will be posted in the Main forum.
Select one of the following goals:

  • The students will comprehend the causes of earthquakes.
  • The students will understand the three branches of state government and describe the responsibilities of each branch.
  • The students will infer meaning from a story.
  • The students will understand the events that led to the Civil War.

Find an appropriate state standard from the Taskstream Standards Manager, or from your State Standards using the goal to guide you.
Write a measurable objective based on the related content in that standard.
Create an objective test with a key for scoring. The test must be a minimum of 20 questions and vary in format every five questions. Format options for objective tests include multiple choice, fill in the blank, true or false, short answer, or matching test items