2017 - 2018 Student Survey - Grades 3 and 4

Directions:  Read each statement and then choose one answer choice that you think fits best.  There are no right or wrong answers.  Your teacher will use your class's answers to better understand what it's like to be a student in this class.  Your teacher will not see your individual answers.

My teacher asks me to improve my work when they know I can do better.

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* 2. My teacher asks me to improve my work when they know I can do better.

My teacher checks to make sure we have understood what was taught.

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* 3. My teacher checks to make sure we have understood what was taught.

In this class, I can ask another student for help if I don't know what to do.

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* 4. In this class, I can ask another student for help if I don't know what to do.

The work in this class can be challenging, but the teacher helps me when I need it.

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* 5. The work in this class can be challenging, but the teacher helps me when I need it.

The teacher and students respect each other in this class.

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* 6. The teacher and students respect each other in this class.

When we can't figure something out, my teacher tries to explain in another way.

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* 7. When we can't figure something out, my teacher tries to explain in another way.

I understand the main idea (or objective) in each lesson.

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* 8. I understand the main idea (or objective) in each lesson.

When I am stuck, my teacher wants me to try again before they help me.

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* 9. When I am stuck, my teacher wants me to try again before they help me.

My teacher asks questions that help me learn and understand more.

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* 10. My teacher asks questions that help me learn and understand more.

My teacher uses our mistakes as a chance for us all to learn.

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* 11. My teacher uses our mistakes as a chance for us all to learn.

When asked, I can explain what I am learning and why.

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* 12. When asked, I can explain what I am learning and why.

When writing or talking in class we are encouraged to support our thinking by giving examples.

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* 13. When writing or talking in class we are encouraged to support our thinking by giving examples.

My teacher shows us how to respect different opinions in class.

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* 14. My teacher shows us how to respect different opinions in class.

My teacher usually knows when I am confused and helps me understand.

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* 15. My teacher usually knows when I am confused and helps me understand.

The activities (work) my teacher gives us make me think hard.

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* 16. The activities (work) my teacher gives us make me think hard.

After I talk to my teacher, I know how to make my work better.

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* 17. After I talk to my teacher, I know how to make my work better.

Students speak up and share their ideas about class work.

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* 18. Students speak up and share their ideas about class work.

If I have a problem, I can talk to my teacher.

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* 19. If I have a problem, I can talk to my teacher.

My teacher respects my ideas and suggestions.

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* 20. My teacher respects my ideas and suggestions.

My teacher's directions and explanations are clear.

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* 21. My teacher's directions and explanations are clear.

In this class, I know how well I am doing.

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* 22. In this class, I know how well I am doing.

My teacher encourages me to ask for help when I need it.

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* 23. My teacher encourages me to ask for help when I need it.

My teacher helps students make better choices when they are misbehaving.

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* 24. My teacher helps students make better choices when they are misbehaving.

My teacher makes it clear what our best work looks like in this class.

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* 25. My teacher makes it clear what our best work looks like in this class.

In this teacher's class, I have learned not to give up, even when things get difficult.

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* 26. In this teacher's class, I have learned not to give up, even when things get difficult.

My teacher uses examples of student work to help us learn.

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* 27. My teacher uses examples of student work to help us learn.

In this class, we fix our mistakes.

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* 28. In this class, we fix our mistakes.

I find many of the topics we cover in class interesting.

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* 29. I find many of the topics we cover in class interesting.

In this class we are asked to judge how well we have done our work by using rubrics, checklists, or by setting goals for next time.

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* 30. In this class we are asked to judge how well we have done our work by using rubrics, checklists, or by setting goals for next time.

In this class, students take the time to listen to one another's ideas.

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* 31. In this class, students take the time to listen to one another's ideas.

If you have any additional things to say to your teacher, please say it here:

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* 32. If you have any additional things to say to your teacher, please say it here:

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