Type
Crossword
Description

This category of assessment compares groups of students, schools, and districts Formal
Category of assessment that compares a student's achievement over time informal
This type of assessment is used to identify at-risk students before they fail screening
This type of assessment is administered by the state at the end of the year outcome
A sample of average scores compared to other tests standardized
A tool that is used to organize and record reading behavior charts
Holds different types of work, work in progress, reflections, and notes portfolio
Type of analysis that uses multiple assessments to determine the student performance triangulation
If a student has strong comprehension but weak word reading then they might have dyslexia
3 tiers of support RTI
This type of diversity is when a student primarily speaks a different language other than the one instruction is taught in linguistic
Acronym for students learning to speak English ELL
Early _____ is key intervention
This type of assessment is used to diagnose and monitor students progress on all 5 components of literacy (acronym) dibels
Total number of correct items on a test Raw score

Dyslexia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the most common learning disability? dyslexia
What part of the brain controls the understanding of language? planum temporal
If a child is diagnosed with dyslexia, who else in their family is likely to have difficulty with reading? siblings
Difficulty learning and ______________ letter of the alphabet. remembering
Doesn't associate letters with sounds
A dyslexic student usually does this with reading. avoids
dyslexic student reads slow and __________. akward
hesitates when speaking or uses __________? Umm
Self esteem can be low
Can figure things out quickly
Has a great ________. imagination
Get the big picture
Screening tool pal-II
With early detection, dyslexia can be. overcome
Dyslexic students have the most difficulty with. reading
instead of hand writing assignments, teacher can let students use. computers
do not mark off for spelling
give ________ homework. less
give ______ homework less

Grammar Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A pronoun to replace "the students of class 1B" They
What type of noun is "Villa Sainte-Marcelline"? proper
Best teacher of secondary 1 (all in one word) MrsSobel
Superlative of the word "wise" wisest
Proper noun (a student in 1B and famous avenue in NYC) Madison
Past participle of the verb "to read" read
past tense: the school bell (to ring) rang
Adverb: the girls were studying_____weeks. for
A word that shows emotion. Interjection
I describe a noun and a pronoun. adjective
I describe a verb. adverb
What type of word is "inside"? preposition
The comparative degree of the word "clever". cleverer
Plural of "library". libraries

Educational and Career Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A trainee engages in learning an occupation under the guidance and direction of a skilled worker; a 3-4 year training program on-the- job training with related technical instruction. apprenticeship
Advising, Placement, and Retention System – an assessment-advising program designed to identify the basic skill levels of students as they enter two-year institutions. ASSET
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery – is a test developed and maintained by the United States Department of Defense. ASVAB
Achieved after completion of a curriculum meeting the demands of a 4- year college program. Bachelors degree
A written statement that is accepted as proof of certain facts; often relating to the attainment of specific skills. Certificate
Postsecondary career, educational and financial planning site; provides comprehensive information in a web-based format of middle and high school students, parents, and counselors. This site includes comparative information about all of North Carolina’s two and four year postsecondary institutions, financial aid, and application services. This program is a partnership among the University of North Carolina General Administration, the College Foundation of North Carolina, and the State Educational Assistance Authority. CFNC
A postsecondary school where a student might receive a bachelor’s degree, master’s, or doctoral degree in a specific discipline. College/University
Type of college with up to 2-year programs leading to certificates, diplomas, or associate degrees. Community college
Paid employment with an educational component provided in a career-technical class and supervised by school personnel. Cooperative education
A pathway, which a student selects in high school. Course of study
End-of- course assessment. EOC
A purpose/objective. Goals
Allows the student the opportunity to observe and participate in activities related to a career field; supervised by school personnel and related to the student’s career choice. (May be paid or unpaid) Internship
A short-term experience that allows the student to follow an experienced worker and see the day-to- day activities of a particular career. Job shadowing
An advanced 2-year program completed after attainment of a bachelor’s degree. Masters degree
A certified, experienced, skilled craftsperson that has successfully completed an apprenticeship program. Journey Worker
Special skills may be developed through educational programs in the armed services. Military
Paid employment that is not supervised by school personnel; may or may not be related to the student’s career choice. Parttime jobs
Education after high school. Postsecondary
A privately owned school that operates for profit for those seeking vocational training. Proprietary school
Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test: A practice test that measures the critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that students need to do college-level work. PSAT
Education and training provided by an employer that usually takes place at a work site. On the job training
Scholastic Aptitude Test – a test that measures the critical thinking mathematical, reasoning, and writing skills students need to do college-level work. SAT
(CTSO-Career and Technical Student Organization) Vocational student organization; nonprofit, national organization with state and local chapters that exist to develop leadership skills and good citizenship among members; each organization is composed of vocational students interested in a specific occupational area. Student organizations
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter. Study habits
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter. Test-taking skills
An academic record; an official record of grades earned during a high school career. Transcript
Vocational Competency Achievement Tracking System is a competency-based instructional management system that focuses on the individual student and tracks his/her achievement in relation to a predetermined set of core competencies. VOCATS
A contribution of free labor, usually to a non-profit organization. Volunteer

Financial Aid Cross Word Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

If a student fails to repay a student loan on time, the student is in ____________. Default
The acronym for the amount of money a student and his/her family are expected to pay toward college expenses as determined by the FAFSA, also known as the Expected Family Contribution. EFC
One of the standardized tests that students generally take junior year of high school that is used by colleges to evaluate an applicant’s academic skills and abilities. ACT
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education does NOT pay the interest while you are in college. Unsubsidized
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education pays the interest while you are in college. Subsidized
The name of Federal low-interest loans for eligible students to help cover the cost of college or career school (HINT: it starts with the letter "s"). Stafford
Federal loans that parents of undergraduate students can sometimes use to help pay for their child's college or career school. PLUS
Your primary area of study chosen for college. Major
The name of the campus office that makes the decision about your acceptance to their school. Admissions
An area of interest studied at the same time as a major; however, fewer courses are required. Minor
Federal grant program providing need-based grants to low-income students. PELL
Type of college degree given if you complete four years of full-time study. Bachelor
Type of college degree earned if you complete two years of full-time study. Associate
The acronym for the application that you will fill out your senior year to apply for financial aid. FAFSA
The person at a college who helps students decide what classes to take, what major to pursue, and that makes sure student have fulfilled all graduation requirements. Advisor
The acronym for the report that a student receives after their FAFSA is processed. It is the report that is sent to your college, also known as a Student Aid Report. SAR
The legal document a student loan borrower must sign when he/she receives a loan. This document lists the terms for repayment of the loan, including interest. Promissory Note
This type of college or university is NOT run by the state and is generally smaller and more expensive. Private
The office at a college that is in charge of your financial aid, bills, and payments (HINT: It starts with the letter “b”). Bursar
The total cost to attend college before financial aid, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other living expenses (Hint: Acronym is “COA”). Cost of Attendance
A program that allows students to take a part-time campus job as part of their financial aid package. Work Study
Colleges/universities that are ran and regulated by the state or federal government. Public
The general term for money you borrow from the government, a bank or another source that need to be paid back, usually over an agreed period of time. Loan
Generally, a student that is taking more than 12 credit hours of classes is considered to be a _______ student versus part time student. Fulltime
The period of time following graduation when a student is NOT expected to start paying his/her loans back yet is known as a “______ period.” Grace
What we wish grew on trees!! Money
A kind of "gift aid" — financial aid that doesn’t have to be paid back and that is usually awarded based on financial need. Grant
The name of the official document that your high school guidance counselor will send to your colleges that lists the classes that you have taken and your grades. Transcript

EDEC 4300 Test 1 Part 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

almost any form of measurement and appraisal of what children can know and can do, including tests, observations, interviews, reports, etc. These measurements are used to identify strengths, needs, and progress of the students in the classrooms so that teachers can help students learn. assessment
a type of assessment where a chid demonstrates a skill or creates a product that shows their learning. Children do something and show their learning, leading to teacher adjustments to support student learning. performance
an assessment that is part of children’s ongoing life and learning in the classroom, playground, and other typical school and center settings. This assessment is used to assess students in real ways that make sense to children, such as solving a classroom problem. authentic
This refers to a type of assessment that is usually made by commercial testing companies, has a testing manual, and compares individual scores to scores of a specific population. Teachers are expected to prepare students for these in order to meet state and national requirements. standardized
refers to any type of assessment other than standardized tests and similar developmental inventories and achievement tests. Also known as informal assessments, these are frequently used in classrooms to identify the progress of students and guide teacher decisions. alternative
a type of assessment that refers to gathering information that is then used to shape and improve an instructional program. It assesses for student learning and helps give feedback to the teacher to form instruction and make adjustments. formative
This is an abbreviation that represents the strategy used to distinguish between students who may be struggling to learn and those who are learning disabled. Teachers use this as a “pre referral” for special education to services, where high quality-instruction is delivered to target the student’s needs. RTI
an assessment is described as this when it is reproducible and dependable. Teachers should make sure to follow directions, be aware of a child’s current condition, and take multiple measures of behaviors. reliable
a test, procedure, result, or use that unfairly discriminates against one group in favor of another. Teachers must make sure they check for this and consider and respect diverse populations in the creation and administration of assessments. bias
refers to children’s current condition or situation with respect to any particular aspect of growth, development, or learning. Teachers use this information to monitor children and guide classroom planning, along with identifying children who may need special help, and reporting/communicating to others. status
This is an abbreviation that represents a team of individuals (ex. counselor, principle, intervention specialist) that provides classroom teachers with ideas and intervention supports. Teachers must plan on being a part of these teams and incorporating tier intervention strategies. IAT
This term refers to child growth and development (ex. cognitive, affective, psychomotor, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical). Teachers must plan to gather information on the development of these through assessment. domains
This term refers to academic subjects such as science, math, reading, social studies, and creative arts. Teachers assess these areas to monitor children’s strengths, needs, and progress. disciplines
these specify what the state expects children to learn. To align with these requirements, teachers use these to plan and guide their teaching and assessments. standards

Learning Disabilities Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a writing disorder name DYSGRAPHIA
a math disorder name DYSCALCULIA
a language-based reading disorder DYSLEXIA
type of instruction with clear goals & content EXPLICIT
a 12-step reading program for dyslexia WILSON
tutor quality that's key to working with dyslexics PATIENCE
teaching adjustments for LD ACCOMMODATIONS
the basis for processing impairments NEUROLOGICAL
expected duration for an LD LIFETIME
listening to 'voice in your head' strategy METACOGNITION
describes technology tools to adapt for an LD ASSISTIVE
an acronym for a visual story retelling method SCOOP
red blue or yellow filters and page overlays COLOURED
best reading process method for LDs STRUCTURED
symbol for word, syllable, or sound (phoneme) PHONOGRAM
a word recognition skill DECODING
formal testing done to diagnose an LD ASSESSMENT
what a learner often needs to get from a tutor FEEDBACK

Seventh Grade Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A reading strategy Annotating
We didn't have many of these days this year... snowdays
Compares using "like" or "as" Simile
Contest in 7th grade English Story
The point you are trying to prove... Thesis
Giving life like qualities to inanimate objects personification
Required to use them when reading PostIts
Look up the meaning of a word dictionary
An incomplete sentence fragment
Read and be prepared to discuss in a group bookclub
Johnny's last words to Ponyboy staygold
You took this in math placementtest
Ms. Pennella's dogs TurboClutch
Your team East
You don't like doing this at home homework
The problem in a book Conflict
Reading assessment done on the computer SRI
You keep your notes and ideas in here Writer'snotebook
You are to support your thinking with Textualevidence
An 8th grade unit in English Shakespeare
Most of you don't like these tests... state
Public Speaking Speech
The turning point in a story climax

The Scientific Method Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To group information into categories Classify
The variable that depends on other factors, also the variable that will be measured and affected during the experiment Dependent Variable
To examine carefully and in detail to identify Analyze
To observe carefully and in detail Examine
To make a conclusion based on reasoning and observations Infer
The action or process of examining something carefully in order to Observation
To name or recognize something based on its properties Identify
A standard to compare with the results in an experiment Control
The variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable Independent Variable
A statement predicting the result of a controlled scientific experiment Hypothesis
The process used by scientists to solve problems Scientific Method
To determine the extent, quantity or dimensions Measure
The methodological studying of the natural world through experimentation and verification of facts Science
Evidence gathered through observations (especially during experiments) Data
The outcome or conclusion of an experiment after a period of time Result
Visual aids used by scientists to communicate results of an experiment Graphs
The collecting of information on a particular subject Research
A feature of the experiment that does not change Constant
To form an idea as a result of the analysis of the data Formulate
A detailed series of steps to follow to perform an experiment Procedure
To write down in permanent form for later reference Record
To cause favoritism or influence to experimental results Bias
To repeat a research study, usually with different participants and in different situations, to confirm the results of the original study Replicate
A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis or demonstrate a known fact Experiment
What a scientist writes summarizing the results of an experiment Conclusion
To record observations, research and other information related to the experiment Journal
To notice similarities or differences Compare
Indicate in advance on the basis of observation, experience or scientific reason Predict
The first step in the scientific method is to define or identify the ________. Problems
Part of the experiment capable to change Variable

STAAR Vocabulary Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the most exciting point in the story climax
a sound word onomatopoeia
comparing two things using like or as simile
a piece of text that is not real fiction
if we read and understand the text, the questions are _______ easy
a type of organizational text structure that uses dates chronological
words that have similar meanings synonyms
words that have opposite meanings antonym
the ending of the story where conflict is resolved resolution
the problem in the story conflict
the time and location in which a story takes place setting
a type of conflict that only involves one character internal
a type of conflict that happens between a character and some type of negative force external
when people are speaking to each other dialogue
unspoken parts of a drama that tell characters where to go or how to act stage directions
a statement that is true and can be proven fact
a personal belief that cannot be proven to be true opinion
compares two things without using like or as metaphor
gives human characteristics to objects or non human things personification
repeating the same beginning sound alliteration
a point of view that uses pronouns such as I, we, me, my, us first person
organizational text structure that tells how things are similar or different compare and contrast
the lesson or moral of a story theme
using text evidence and prior knowledge to make a _____ inference
hints in the text that predict the future foreshadowing
a feeling the reader feels during the most exciting parts of a book/story suspense
when authors use your senses to paint a picture of what is happening in the story imagery
point of view that uses pronouns such as you, your second person
point of view that uses pronouns such as he, she, him, her, they, them third person

College Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An online platform that allows a student to apply to multiple colleges at once Common App
Part time job provided by the school that you're attending. Awarded through FAFSA Work study
Money that comes through banks or credit unions. They set the interest rates and terms and conditions private loan
Between academic times to have enriching experiences. Many students participate in different activities, or some students work and save up money. Gap year
Received through FAFSA. Usually has benefits such as fixed interest rates or income driven payment plans federal loan
If a student is accepted to a college or university, they have to attend that school in the fall early decision
Measures reading, writing, and math levels. Taken junior and/or senior year. Can be taken more than once SAT
Students receive a response from the college earlier than typical response times. They do not have to commit to that college until the normal response date of May 1 Early Action
AKA a junior college, can receive an associates degree or path to four year Community college
Typically taken in the 10th grade. Helps prepare for the SAT PSAT
A type of institution that depends on government money public
A type of institution that is independent and sets its own policies and goals private
'Gift Aid' Money that does not need to be paid back Grant
Free application for federal student aid FAFSA
This is another standardized test that can be submitted to colleges. Can be taken as a junior and/or senior, and can be taken multiple times ACT