Assessing Reading Book
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Assessing Reading


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  • Publisher : Academic Therapy Publications
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 10 : 1571284648

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Assessing Reading Book Description :

This book contains a collection of formal and informal reading assessments for use with students in Grades k-12. These assessments assist the teacher in targeting areas of strength and weakness, in monitoring student reading development, and in planning appropriate instruction. Unlike large-scale achievement tests, the majority of these assessments can be administered individually. Each assessment was selected because it measures an important research-based reading skill and because it is quick, reliable, and easy to use. Each assessment provides clear and accurate individual student information. The assessments included in this book are informal assessments designed to measure specific skills critical to successful reading. Some of the assessments are curriculum-based, while others are criteria-based, depending on the purpose of the assessment. Similarly, some assessments target specific skills, some are instruments for broader screening, and some can be used for both types of assessment. Spanish assessments are provided for the early grades where many students may still be in bilingual programs or may be receiving Spanish primary language instruction before transitioning to English programs. Profile Forms and Class Records found in the Appendix provide an easy way for teachers to summarize assessment results. Appended are: (1) core Reading Assessment Profile Forms; (2) core Reading Assessment Class Records; (3) Performance Criteria for Fluency and Fluency Scores: a Discussion; (4) Assessment-Driven Instruction: a Systems Approach; and (5) Resources for Assessing Reading. [Contributing authors include: Orna Lenchner, Michael Milone, and Jacalyn Mahler.].

Teaching Reading Sourcebook Book

Teaching Reading Sourcebook


  • Author : Bill Honig
  • Publisher : Arena Press
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 826
  • ISBN 10 : 157128690X

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Teaching Reading Sourcebook Book Description :

"Prepare students for future success by using effective reading instruction that's proven to work. The Teaching Reading Sourcebook, updated second edition is an indispensable resource that combines evidence-based research with actionable instructional strategies. It is an essential addition to any educator's professional literacy library--elementary, secondary, university." -- back cover.

Assessing Reading Book

Assessing Reading


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  • ISBN 10 : 1634022432

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Reading Assessment Book
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Reading Assessment


  • Author : Melissa Lee Farrall
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-06-05
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470873939

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Reading Assessment Book Description :

Written from a strengths-based perspective, this is the first book to present a research-based, integrated review of reading, cognition, and oral language testing and assessment. The theoretical underpinnings of reading, language, and literacy are covered, as well as detailed information and administration tips on the myriad reading inventories and standardized tests that may be used in a reading psychoeducational assessment. Unique in its inclusion of instruction on crafting professional evaluation reports to illuminate a student's strengths and weaknesses, this inviting book will enable school psychologists, reading specialists, and learning disabilities specialists to conduct effective interdisciplinary remedial recommendations and interventions.

Assessing Reading Book

Assessing Reading


  • Author : J. Charles Alderson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-02-24
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521590006

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Assessing Reading Book Description :

Written by a leading authority in both language testing, and in the nature of reading in a second or foreign language, this book is the most comprehensive and up to date treatment of the assessment of reading in a foreign or second language. It is unique in that it reviews theory, research and practice in the assessment of reading. It is invaluable for anyone wishing to assess the reading ability of language learners. It provides the novice with a comprehensive overview of the basic tenets of reading assessment, and the expert with an in-depth discussion of the major issues in the field.

Standards for the Assessment of Reading and Writing Book

Standards for the Assessment of Reading and Writing


  • Author : International Reading Association
  • Publisher : International Reading Assoc.
  • Release Date : 2009-12-03
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9780872077768

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Standards for the Assessment of Reading and Writing Book Description :

With this updated document, IRA and NCTE reaffirm their position that the primary purpose of assessment must be to improve teaching and learning for all students. Eleven core standards are presented and explained, and a helpful glossary makes this document suitable not only for educators but for parents, policymakers, school board members, and other stakeholders. Case studies of large-scale national tests and smaller scale classroom assessments (particularly in the context of RTI, or Response to Intervention) are used to highlight how assessments in use today do or do not meet the standards.

Children s Reading Comprehension and Assessment Book

Children s Reading Comprehension and Assessment


  • Author : Scott G. Paris
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2005-03-23
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 440
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135621612

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Children s Reading Comprehension and Assessment Book Description :

Originating in a recent CIERA conference held at the University of Michigan, this book brings together the nation's most distinguished researchers to examine how readers understand text and how comprehension is assessed. The first part provides both national and historical contexts for the study of reading comprehension. The second part examines how vocabulary, motivation, and expertise influence comprehension, and it includes analyses of the developmental course and correlates of comprehension. Chapters in the third part consider how schools focus on comprehension for instruction and assessment. The fourth part includes chapters on large-scale assessment that analyze how test formats and psychometric characteristics influence measures of reading comprehension. At the end of each part is a commentary--written by an expert--that reviews the chapters, critiques the main points, and synthesizes critical issues. Key features of this outstanding new book include: *Integration of Research and Practice--provides a bridge between conceptual issues studied by researchers concerned with reading comprehension theories and practical issues addressed by educators concerned with classroom instruction and assessment. *Comprehension Focus--provides a thorough history and rigorous research-based analyses of reading comprehension. *Assessment Focus--provides innovative approaches to comprehension assessment that include the influences of vocabulary, decoding, and motivation. *Synthetic Commentaries--provides periodic summaries that analyze and synthesize research, practices, and issues discussed in each part. *Expertise--contributing authors and commentators are highly respected authorities on reading comprehension (see table of contents). This text is appropriate for educational and psychological researchers, reading educators, and graduate students in education and psychology. It is part of the CIERA series, which includes the following volumes: Taylor and Pearson: Teaching Reading

Vocabulary Handbook Book

Vocabulary Handbook


  • Author : Linda Diamond
  • Publisher : Brookes Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 221
  • ISBN 10 : 1557669287

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Vocabulary Handbook Book Description :

Part textbook, part practical handbook, this must–have resource from the trusted Consortium on Reading Excellence (CORE) will help every literacy teacher understand key research on vocabulary instruction, put best practices to work in any classroom,

Book Smart Book

Book Smart


  • Author : Anne E. Cunningham, PhD
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 468
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199843930

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Book Smart Book Description :

In Book Smart: How to Support Successful, Motivated Readers, the experience of reading together is used as a vehicle for discussing the varied yet interconnected language and literacy skills that jumpstart the career of a successful reader.

Early Reading Assessment Book
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Early Reading Assessment


  • Author : Natalie Rathvon
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2004-03-18
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 612
  • ISBN 10 : 1572309849

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Early Reading Assessment Book Description :

This indispensable resource offers a cutting-edge framework and practical tools for screening and assessing K-2 students at risk for reading problems. Provided are critical reviews of 42 specific measures, selected for optimal technical quality and presented in a clear, standardized format. Encapsulated are the scientific basis for each instrument; the components of reading acquisition measured; administration, scoring, and interpretation procedures; the instrument's psychometric soundness and usability; linkages to intervention; source; and cost. Detailed case examples drawn from the author's practice help the reader better understand the type of information generated by each measure and demonstrate how results can be written up in a variety of effective report formats.