Checkpoints provide a snapshot of where the group is and is a guide for being on track to complete the project (pacing guide.)

Checkpoints can also give a snapshot of each individual student and their engagement with the project and the group.

Activities to use as a checkpoint

  • quizzes to check on knowledge (also helps identify students struggling/not pulling share of work)
  • Identify inquiry questions for a project activity and require specific knowledge content by a certain date
  • Reflection activities to determine knowledge/process - essay
  • Rough drafts
  • Process questions as to how group is working