Typing in the blanks allows for an open ended question.
When grading this question the teacher will be shown all of the answers that the students provided. This allows the teacher to analyze the common errors and provide instruction that will remedy the problem.
A drag and drop technique can be used to assess Spanish vocabulary. Adding other “distractor” words that do not work or have conjugated the verb improperly can add to the challenge of the question.
Grading arbitrary prose is hard. Recognizing handwritten Kanji is also hard. Providing a set of Kanji and then asking students to assemble a meaningful sentence is quite easy to grade and the questions are easy to create.
This question tests a students understanding of a word in the context of actual Welsh prose. The concept “sing” or “song” actually has several unique forms, not all of which start with the same letter. Answer this question in context requires the student to understand many of them in a realistic setting.
This digital ink question requires a student to work in the context of real French prose. This question is easy to create. The teacher simply copies, scans, screen captures or takes a picture of a fragment of French text and then asks the student to underline specific issues. Spelling is not the only question that could be asked.