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Assessment for Reading Instruction / Edition 1
     

Assessment for Reading Instruction / Edition 1

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by Michael C. McKenna, Steven A. Stahl
 

ISBN-10: 1572308672

ISBN-13: 9781572308671

Pub. Date: 07/09/2003

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Combining essential background knowledge with hands-on tools, this practical resource and text provides a detailed roadmap for conducting multidimensional reading assessment. The authors' research expertise and extensive classroom experience are reflected on every page. Presented are effective ways to evaluate K-6 students' spelling, word recognition, fluency,

Overview

Combining essential background knowledge with hands-on tools, this practical resource and text provides a detailed roadmap for conducting multidimensional reading assessment. The authors' research expertise and extensive classroom experience are reflected on every page. Presented are effective ways to evaluate K-6 students' spelling, word recognition, fluency, comprehension, strategic knowledge, and more. Aided by lively case examples, preservice and inservice teachers and reading specialists learn to tailor assessment to the needs of each child and use results strategically to inform instruction. The concluding chapter offers useful information on preparing a reading clinic report. Special features of this accessible 8 1/2" x 11" volume include numerous figures, tables, and sample assessment instruments, many with permission to photocopy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572308671
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
07/09/2003
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
5 - 11 Years

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Reading Assessment
2. General Concepts of Assessment
3. Informal Reading Inventories and Other Measures of Oral Reading
4. Fluency
5. Emergent Literacy
6. Word Recognition and Spelling
7. Comprehension
8. Strategic Knowledge
9. Affective Factors
10. Preparing a Reading Clinic Report
Appendix. Case Studies
References
Index

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