Rank selected Italian city-states in order of their influence in shaping a Renaissance worldview.
Assessment and Evaluation of Student Learning This table identifies only learning outcomes that are assessed by using the
summative student task. Other outcomes for this critical challenge are addressed
through instruction. The full list of learning outcomes can be found in the
Outcomes section of this critical challenge.
Criteria for Evaluation
Students provide evidence of their learning as they:
Related Learner Outcomes
access and retrieve information
Specific Outcome 126.96.36.199
How did increased trade lead to the emergence of powerful city-states
(i.e., Florence, Venice, Genoa)? (TCC, CC, ER)
Specific Outcome 8.S.7.16
Students will access and retrieve information through the electronic
Specific Outcome 8.S.7.3
Students will draw conclusions based upon research and evidence
Specific Outcome 8.S.7.2
Students will develop a position that is supported by information gathered
Specific Outcome 8.S.8.1
Students will communicate in a persuasive and engaging manner through
speeches, multimedia presentations and written and oral reports, taking
particular audiences and purposes into consideration
Assessment for Learning (Formative)
Formative assessment provides opportunities for students to receive feedback.
Formative feedback is used solely to help students improve their performance.
Three formative tools are provided to help students with this task.
Assessment of Learning (Summative)
Summative assessment takes place after instruction and after students have
had a chance to practice and receive feedback on their work. Summative assessment
provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate what they know and can