Unit 1. Your Virtual WorldRevision Date: Jun 30, 2015 (Version 1.2)
This is the unit assessment for the first unit of the AP Computer Science Principles curriculum - Your Virtual World. This curriculum provides both a testbank of questions with answers for objective questions, and a sample final unit exam prototype for teacher use extracted from the testbank.
This assessment ascertains that students have a basic understandings of all the concepts presented in the unit, therefore, all learning objectives are assessed in this unit.
Students should be aware of the magnitude of impact on individuals and society that result from technological advancements in computing, as well as the rapid pace of change that occurs because of new developments.
Student computer usage for this lesson is: optional
In the Lesson Resources folder:
Make sure each student has a copy of the assessment and the necessary writing instruments.
Allow one 45-50 minute class session to administer this assessment.
Distribute the Unit Assessment Test, which consists of 25 objective questions and a choice of four essay prompts. (Teachers can instruct students in selecting one or more short essay responses for students to answer, based on teacher preferences and time allotments.)
Collect all papers from the students.
This is the summative unit assessment for Unit 1 - Your Virtual World. A sample summative test and a testing databank of questions are provided by the curriculum. (Note that the sample assessment may not be appropriate for some classes, depending on the particular focus that the teacher has taken -- e.g., the sample assessment includes hexadecimal conversions, which are an optional component of Lesson 1-4.)