Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies by Kathy B. Grant, Sandra E. Golden, and Nance S. Wilson prepares literacy educators to conduct reading and writing assessments and develop appropriate corrective literacy strategies for use with their grade Ka5 students. Connecting Common Core Literacy Learning Standards to effective strategies and creative activities, the book includes authentic literacy assessments and formal evaluations to support reading teaching in the elementary classroom. Initial chapters discuss literacy assessment and evaluation, data-driven instruction, high-stakes testing, and instructional shifts in teaching reading. Subsequent chapters focus on the latest instructional and assessment shifts, including pre-assessing literacy knowledge bases, using informational texts for vocabulary development, and close reading of text. Written by reading practitioners and researchers, this book is a must-have for novices as well as for veteran classroom teachers who want to stay on top of changing literacy trends.To implement this method, teachers select an interesting passage of between 50 and 200 words on the childa#39;s instructional level. ... and 70 WCPM; at the second- grade level, 90 to 100 WCPM; and at the third-grade level, 110 to 120 WCPM ( Therrien aamp; Kubina, 2006). ... These children are able to predict that their soccer game will be canceled when the weather changes and dark clouds roll in or that theiranbsp;...
|Title||:||Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies: Connecting to the Common Core|
|Author||:||Kathy B. Grant, Sandra E. Golden, Nance S. Wilson|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2014-08-07|