Assessment for Reading Instruction

Assessment for Reading Instruction

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This trusted teacher guide and widely adopted text provides a comprehensive conceptual framework and hands-on practical tools for reading assessment. The authors present a clear roadmap for evaluating K-8 students' strengths and weaknesses in each of the basic competencies that good readers need to master. Teachers learn how to select, administer, and interpret a wide range of formal and informal assessments, and how to use the results to improve instruction. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 30 reproducible assessment tools. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition *Chapter on assessing vocabulary. *Additional instruments ideal for use in an RTI framework: Motivation to Read Profile--Revised, Informal Decoding Inventory, and others. *Links to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have been added throughout. *The latest research and more instructional strategies in every area. See also Reading Assessment in an RTI Framework, which offers systematic guidance for conducting assessments in all three tiers of RTI.Some systems, such as DIBELS Next, ask that you repeat this process three times and record only the middle number. ... Hasbrouck and Tindal (2006) give the median scores at the 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, and 90th percentile ranks at three anbsp;...

Title:Assessment for Reading Instruction
Author:Michael C. McKenna, Katherine A. Dougherty Stahl
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2015-06-05


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