Now that I am working on complete unit studies with Greyson – I wanted to have something that I could use at the end of the unit to assess what he took away from our class time. I definitely did not want to “test” him – and it needed to be a fun way for us to have a quick interaction that would still give me some valuable feedback.
Does that make sense?
Anyway, I did some brainstorming and came up with these Unit Study Recap Sheets!
In the download there are 20 sheets with the topics already filled in for you. I thought it would be a good way to give you some Unit Study ideas. However, the very last page is a blank one – so you can put whatever topic you’d like! You can obviously print that page (or any of the pages) as many times as you’d like.
How it Works:
These pages are meant to be easy – fun – and quick. There is absolutely no wrong answers! Let’s say you just wrapped up a Unit Study on dinosaurs. Grab the dinosaur sheet – and say to your child “When I say the word “dinosaur” what does it make you think of?
Have you child say as many one-word answers as he can think of. Maybe he will name dinosaurs – hopefully he will name some of your vocabulary words, etc. It is a great way for you to see what your child took away from your lessons, and also give you some feedback on what you might want to change or maybe even go back and study again.
Try not to give your child any help or suggestions. You want to them to be honest with what they took away.
I write down Greyson’s answers – but if you have an older child have them write their own answers. My goal is for him to have 20 take away words. I feel like that is a completely obtainable goal for us. If you are doing this with a younger child – adjust your goal accordingly.