Skip Navigation

Big 6 Resources

6. Evaluation

Judge your product (effectiveness)
Before turning in your assignment, compare it to your teacher's requirements.

  • Did you do and include everything that was required?
  • Did you give credit to all of your sources, and did you write it the way your teacher requested?
  • Is your work neat?
  • Is your work complete and does it include heading information (name, date, etc.)
  • Would you be proud for anyone to view this work?

Judge your information problem-solving process (efficiency)
Think about what you did to finish this assignment. You may have learned some skills to use anytime you need information to answer questions!

  • What skill(s) did you learn that you can use again?
  • How will you be able to use the skill(s) again?
  • What did you do well this time?
  • What would you do differently next time?
  • Which information sources were most useful? You may be able to use them again when you need information.
  • What information sources did you need but the library did not have? Talk to your librarian about the possibility of getting them.

by: Barbara A. Jansen - http://big6.com/pages/kids/grades-7-12/big6-writing-process-grades-7-ndash-12.php

 


Evaluation Examples

  • Determine why I didn't get an A on my report.
  • Decide whether or not an assignment is finished.
  • Judge the product effectiveness:
    1. set criteria for judging anti-smoking posters.
    2. determine whether the information need as originally defined is met.
  • Judge the efficiency of the information problem-solving process:
    1. determine the degree to which note taking techniques are working
    2. state what you would do differently next time.

Online Resources


Graphic Organizer for Evaluation

  • Interaction Outline: Use to judge the problem-solving process and the interactions between team members.

The "Big6™" is copyright © (1987) Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert E. Berkowitz. For more information, visit: www.big6.com

© Utah Education Network in partnership with the Utah State Board of Education and Higher Ed Utah.
UEN does not endorse and is not responsible for content on external websites linked to from this page.
(800) 866-5852     |     KUEN CPB Compliance    |     Web Accessibility     |     Captioning