Part 1: Data Exercise
Review the data set below and answer the analysis questions.
Unit 1 Student Performance Data
Final Unit Assessment
All Unit 1
assessed on 1st
day of school to
Imagine that you are the teacher of the class above. You just completed your first unit and are
now reviewing your unit assessment data. You are disappointed that your class average on the
final unit assessment fell below 80% mastery. Please analyze the data and answer the following:
Based on the data, why do you think your class fell short of your goal?
What could you as the teacher have done differently prior to the final unit assessment to
ensure that your students were successful in reaching at least 80% mastery?
Please include the names of specific students and their performance on the standards in
Nine of your 12 students are on free or reduced lunch and entered the year performing
significantly behind their peers. Given this information, how satisfied are you with the results
listed above? How would this information affect your classroom goals for the next assessment?
If you were the teacher, what would your immediate next steps be following the final unit
assessment to ensure that your students meet your expectations on these standards? Please name
specific students and standards in your response. You may record your response in a bulleted list.
Part 2: Essay Question:
Fort Worth ISD's vision is Igniting in every child a passion for learning. As a Fort Worth ISD
educator, your classroom environment will consist of a diverse student body in which students
come from many different backgrounds. If hired, please explain how you would ensure academic
success by making Fort Worth's vision true for all of your students.
What challenges do you expect to face?
What experiences have prepared you for those challenges?
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2. In review of the assessment data on the Final Unit, my aggregate student performance was at 72%, which is below the overall mastery target of (85%) by 13%. In the close review and examination of the data, it is clear that Earl, William and Ashley struggled throughout the implementation of the unit and appropriate remedial adjustments and/or interventions should have been made ongoing instead of post implementation. Larry struggled with Standard I, but demonstrated much better performance on Standard II. Larry could have utilized an extended learning opportunity on Standard I or have been grouped with other high functioning students...