Literacy Profiles: A Framework to Guide Assessment, Instructional Strategies and Intervention, K-4 / Edition 1

Literacy Profiles: A Framework to Guide Assessment, Instructional Strategies and Intervention, K-4 / Edition 1

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by Sue Biggam, Kathleen Itterly
     
 

Literacy Profiles: A Framework for Assessing, Recording and Developing Students’ Literacy Progress, K-4 is a diagnostic handbook for identifying each student’s literacy strengths and weaknesses. The Literacy Profiles framework names ten critical areas of literacy learning, describes the specific skills related to each of these

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Literacy Profiles: A Framework for Assessing, Recording and Developing Students’ Literacy Progress, K-4 is a diagnostic handbook for identifying each student’s literacy strengths and weaknesses. The Literacy Profiles framework names ten critical areas of literacy learning, describes the specific skills related to each of these strands, and correlates their development to the early, middle and late stages of grade level progress. Each of these strands is then covered in chapters that lead teachers to examine and improve on their own instructional practice. This book and the framework it presents will serve teachers as a valuable progress monitoring tool to not only assess and record students’ literacy progress but also impact students’ literacy learning specific to individual needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132380829
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/15/2008
Series:
Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
271
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Phonological Awareness and Oral Language Development

Underlying Principles of Phonological Awareness and Oral Language Development

Assessing Phonological Awareness and Oral Language Development

Instructional Approaches for Teaching Phonological Awareness and Oral Language Skills

Looking Closely at One Child's Assessments from Strand 2 on the Literacy Profile

Chapter 2 Concepts of Print, and Knowledge About Letters and Text Features

Underlying Principles of Concepts of Print and Knowledge About Letters and Text Features

Assessing Concepts of Print, Letter Recognition, and Knowledge of Text Features

Instructional Considerations for Teaching Concepts of Print Concep[ts and Knowledge of Text Features

Looking Closely at One Child's Assessments from Strand 1 on the Literacy Profile

Chapter 3 Decoding Skills and Word Recognition

Underlying Principles of Decoding and Word Recognition

Assessing Decoding and Word Identification

Instructional Approaches for Decoding and Word Recognition

Looking Closely at One Child's Assessments

Chapter 4 Reading Strategies and Dispositions

Underlying Principles of Reading Strategies and Dispositions

Assessing Reading Strategies and Dispositions

Instructional Considerations for Reading Strategies and Dispositions

Looking Closely at One Child's Assessments from Strand 4 on the Literacy Profile

Chapter 5 Reading Accuracy and Fluency at Increasing Text Levels

Underlying Principles of Reading Accuracy and Fluency at Increasing Text Levels

Assessing Reader Accuracy and Fluency

Instructional Approaches for Building Accuracy and Fluency at Increasing Text Levels for All Students

Looking Closely at One Child's Assessments

Chapter 6 Comprehension and Reading Response

Underlying Principles of Comprehension and Reading Response

Assessing Comprehension and Reading Response

Instructional Approaches for Building Reading Comprehension and Reading Response

Looking Closely at One Child's Assessments

Chapter 7 Writing Strategies, Processes, and Dispositions

Underlying Principles of Writing Strategies, Processes, and Dispositions

Assessing Development of Writing Strategies, Processes, and Dispositions

Instructional Approaches for Teaching Writing Strategies, Processes, and Dispositions

Looking Closely at One Child's Assessments

Chapter 8 Writing Effectiveness

Underlying Principles of Writing Effectiveness

Assessing Writing Effectiveness

Instructional Approaches for Assessing Writing Effectiveness

Looking Closely at One Child's Assessments

Chapter 9 Spelling

Underlying Principles of Spelling

Assessing Spelling

Instructional Approaches for Spelling

Looking Closely at One Child's Assessments

Chapter 10 Writing Conventions and Handwriting

Underlying Principles of Writing Conventions, Including Handwriting

Assessing Writing Conventions, Including Handwriting

Instructional Approaches for Writing Conventions, Including Handwriting

Looking Closely at One Child's Assessments

Chapter 11 Thinking Ahead

More to Keep in Mind and Think About

Questions, Questions, Questions

A Few Final Words

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