World Languages Assessment Tasks
Performance tasks are a turn-on for students. Good tasks motivate kids to work hard to perform at their highest possible level.
Engaging tasks capture their interest, their energy, and their pride of ownership.

Great Performances: Creating Classroom-Based Assessment Tasks
Larry Lewin and Betty Jean Shoemaker
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1998


Overview of IPAs by Greg Duncan
Greg Duncan gave two outstanding workshops on Integrated Performance Assessments at the 2009 FLAM conference

New Jersey CAPS project
One of the best resources around; Scroll down to the bottom to find units that are practically ready to go complete with rubrics

Info. and Examples of IPAs from the Central Jersey World Languages Professional Development Project
Look for links to thematic units on the left side of this website

Complete High School Curriculum for the Novice Level--New Jersey
Developed following the principles of Backward Design and Thematic Instruction

Wisconsin World Language Assessments Page
See video of various classrooms plus lots of supplementary resources

Excellent Resources from Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia--another leader in World Languages Education
Fairfax County World Languages

Lots of info. on Assessments compiled by Cherice Montgomery

Examples of Rubrics
Jefferson County Public Schools