The Practical Guide to Classroom Literacy Assessment / Edition 1

The Practical Guide to Classroom Literacy Assessment / Edition 1

by Diane M. Barone, Joan M. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412939143

ISBN-13: 9781412939140

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Demonstrates practical ways to integrate assessments and instruction, and offers specific multiple assessment formats illustrated with rich examples, dialogues, scenarios, checklists, and student samples.  See more details below

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Demonstrates practical ways to integrate assessments and instruction, and offers specific multiple assessment formats illustrated with rich examples, dialogues, scenarios, checklists, and student samples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412939140
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
1. Assessments With a Focus on Learning: Purposes and Promises
The Historical Root of the Matter
Which Literacies?
Audiences and Types of Assessments
Timing of Tests
Reasons for Assessments
Final Thoughts
2. Writing Assessments
Brief Historical Overview of Writing Assessments
Writing Assessments Today
Types of Writing Assessments
Writing Tasks
Evaluation Tools
Writing Assessment Formats
Assessing Processes
Assessing Products
Organizing and Administering Your Own Scoring Session
Final Thoughts
3. Reading Asessment
Teacher-Created Assessments
Commercial Assessments
Ongoing Assessments Used to Monitor Progress
End-of-Year Assessment
Final Thoughts
4. Oral and Visual Assessments
Speaking
Listening
Viewing and Experiencing
Audience and Purpose
Importance of a Variety of Assessment
Forms and Products
Final Thoughts
5. Assessment Portfolios
What Is an Assessment Portfolio?
What Are the Issues Surrounding Portfolios?
Final Thoughts
6. Putting Assessment in Perspective
Overview of Assessment Data
Uses of Assessment
A Few Final Assessment Caveats
Additional Resources for Assessment
Final Thoughts
Index

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