California Standards for the Teaching Profession: Standard Five
5.1 Establishing and communicating learning goals for all students
5.2 Collecting and using multiple sources of information to assess student learning
5.3 Involving and guiding all students in assessing their own learning
5.4 Using the results of assessment to guide instruction
5.5 Communicating with students, families, and other audiences about student progress
This is one example of a quickwrite in math. In a quickwrite, students respond to a given question while explaining their logic in reaching the answer. This is useful as a tool to discover where students might have a misconception about the process that otherwise would not be revealed.

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