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Literacy Assessment

Literacy Assessment

A Handbook of Instruments

By Lynn Rhodes

    This book is a rich resource for surveys, interviews, and assessments.
    —Talking Points
For every teacher who has sought practical, comprehensive methods for recording and analyzing students' literacy processes, Literacy Assessment: A Handbook of Instruments will be an invaluable resource. The instruments in this handbook include "performance assessments" as well as forms and procedures that teachers have used to conduct ongoing assessment and encourage student self-assessment. They include interviews and attitude surveys, running records, comprehension checklists, spelling analysis,
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    This book is a rich resource for surveys, interviews, and assessments.
    —Talking Points
For every teacher who has sought practical, comprehensive methods for recording and analyzing students' literacy processes, Literacy Assessment: A Handbook of Instruments will be an invaluable resource. The instruments in this handbook include "performance assessments" as well as forms and procedures that teachers have used to conduct ongoing assessment and encourage student self-assessment. They include interviews and attitude surveys, running records, comprehension checklists, spelling analysis, and emergent reading and writing evaluations. Most of the instruments have been developed by teachers, or in conjunction with teachers, for use in particular educational situations.

Literacy Assessment: A Handbook of Instruments was compiled to make assessment instruments discussed in Windows into Literacy more readily available to readers. Teachers may photocopy the instruments "as is" for classroom use only.

Contents

Contents:
I. Reading 1. Interviews and Attitude Surveys: Reading Survey; Reading Interview; Content Reading Interview; Denver Reading Attitude Survey; Elementary Reading Attitude Survey; An Inventory of Classroom Reading Use 2. Comprehension Checklists: Checklist Items: Forms A, B, and C; Comprehension Assessment 3. Miscue Analysis: Classroom Reading Miscue Assessment; In-Process Reading Strategies 4. Self Assessments of Reading: Drop Everything and Read; Book Choice; Literature Discussion; Visualizing; Word Strategies; Comprehension Strategies; What I Do Well in Reading/What I'm Working on in Reading 5. Ongoing Observations of Reading: Drop Everything and Read; Book Choice; Literature Discussion; Reading Strategies II. Writing 1. Interviews and Attitude Surveys: Writing Survey; Writing Interview; Denver Writing Attitude Survey; An Inventory of Classroom Writing Use 2. The Authoring Cycle Profile 3. Spelling Analysis: References for Spelling Analysis; Spelling Concepts and Attitudes; My Strategies for Spelling 4. Self Assessments of Writing; Writing Workshop; Challenging Myself as a Writer; Authors' Circle; Revising Writing; Strong Verbs; Spelling Strategies; Spelling Progress; What I Do Well in Writing/What I'm Working on in Writing; Researching and Report Writing; Six-Week Student Assessment 5. Ongoing Observations of Writing: Writing Workshop; Writing Conference; Authors' Circle; Spelling Strategies; Spelling Progress; Observations of Authoring Cycle; Six-Week Assessment III. Emergent Reading and Writing 1. Emergent Reader and Writer Interview 2. Emergent Reading and Writing Evaluation 3. Emergent Reading and Writing Evaluation Sheet IV. Literacy at Home 1. The Student Interview 2. The Parent Interview 3. Parent Letter