Literacy Assessment: Helping Teachers Plan Instruction / Edition 3

Literacy Assessment: Helping Teachers Plan Instruction / Edition 3

by J. David Cooper, Nancy D. Kiger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0618794883

ISBN-13: 9780618794881

Pub. Date: 04/10/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text takes the mystery out of literacy assessment by presenting it as a natural part of the instructional cycle and providing accessible routines for teachers. Its developmental-literacy stages framework and its practical, positive approach will help all teachers meet the challenge of teaching and assessing the reading progress of all students.

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This text takes the mystery out of literacy assessment by presenting it as a natural part of the instructional cycle and providing accessible routines for teachers. Its developmental-literacy stages framework and its practical, positive approach will help all teachers meet the challenge of teaching and assessing the reading progress of all students.

The authors explain how to observe children and determine where they are in the developmental literacy process, and how to assess literacy skills while in the act of teaching.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618794881
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/10/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.13(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR ASSESSMENT-BASED LITERACY INSTRUCTION. 1. A Framework for Effective Literacy Instruction. 2. Tools for Gathering Information in the Classroom. 3. Specific Literacy Assessment. 4. Matching Readers with Text: Measuring Materials and Readers. 5. Published Standardized Measures: An Overview for Classroom Teachers. 6. Instructional Routines for a Comprehensive Balanced Literacy Program: An Overview. 7. Collaborating with Families, Peers, and Other Professionals. Part II: LITERACY STAGES: ASSESSMENT AND INSTRUCTION. 8. Early Emergent Literacy. 9. Emergent Literacy. 10. Beginning Reading and Writing. 11. Almost Fluent Reading and Writing. 12. Fluent Reading and Writing.

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