Bandura’s Social Learning theory explained that children learn in social environments by observing and then imitating the behavior of others.
It might be your assessment is strongly aligned with standards and the questions are clear but may simply be too long or given at the wrong time.
The benefit of creating movie posters in the classroom is that they require the students to concisely ‘capture’ a film in order to persuade others.
One mental health tip for teachers? As much as possible, set clear boundaries between school and home life.
Questions are indicators of engagement and curiosity in learning. Just as usefully, they are evidence for what a student understands.