The Effectiveness of Formative Assessment of English Writing Skill at Intermediate Level

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This study is intended to gauge the viability of the effectiveness of formative assessment on English writing skills at the Intermediate level and was delimited to sixty students of a public sector degree college in Wazirabad. This study was design-based in nature, and formative assessment was given to learners for four months. After the completion of the intervention, it was found out that when students are provided with formative assessment during their studies, this method of assessment improves their learning process. After the completion of the intervention, it was discovered that when students are furnished with developmental evaluation during their investigations, this technique for appraisal improves their learning cycle. The result depicts that when student remained under continuous assessment process, it improved their English writing skill. Teachers should also provide formative assessment not only to the students by themselves but also enable them for self-assessment for the improvement in their learning.


1-Muhammad Saleem
Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Govt. Islamiya College Civil Lines, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

2-Muhammad Iqbal
Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Division of Education, University of Education Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

3-Naheed Akhter
Lecturer, Department of Education, Govt. Women Degree College, Sambrial, Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan.


Formative Assessment, Effectiveness, Writing Skills, Intermediate Level

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Published: 12 2020

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