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Teaching Reading K-2 Workshop.

Using Assessment To Guide Instruction

Related Resources

Professional Resources

Beaver, J. Developmental Reading Assessment. Glenview, Ill.: Celebration Press, 1997.

Clay, M. M. An Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 1997.

Goodman, Y. "Kidwatching: Observing Children in the Classroom." In Jagger, A., and M. T. Smith-Burke, eds., Observing the Language Learner, 9-18. Newark, Del.: International Reading Association, 1985.

Johnston, P. H. Constructive Evaluation of Literate Activity. New York, N.Y.: Longman Press, 1992.

Lipson, M., and K. Wixson. Assessment and Instruction of Reading Disability, 287-289. New York, N.Y.: HarperCollins, 1991.

Moore, A. "Assessing Young Readers: Questions of Culture and Ability." Language Arts 73 (1996): 306-316.

National Association for the Education of Young Children. Guidelines for Appropriate Curriculum Content and Assessment in Programs Serving Children Ages 3 Through 8. Washington, D.C.: NAEYC, 1990.

Paris, S. "Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement: Measuring Children's Reading Development Using Leveled Texts." The Reading Teacher 56 (2002): 168-170.

Paris, S. G., A. H. Paris, and R. D. Carpenter. Effective Practices for Assessing Young Readers. (CIERA Report #3-013), 1-18. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement, 2002.

Pressley, M., et al. Learning to Read: Lessons from Exemplary First-Grade Classrooms. New York, N.Y.: The Guilford Press, 2001.

Tierney, R. J. "Literacy Assessment Reform: Shifting Beliefs, Principled Possibilities, and Emerging Practices." The Reading Teacher 51 (1998): 374-391.

Yopp, H. K. "A Test for Assessing Phonemic Awareness in Young Children." The Reading Teacher 49 (1995): 20-29.

Related Research

Afflerbach, P. "Reading Assessment and Learning to Read." In Osborn, J., and F. Lehr, eds., Literacy for All, 239-263. New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press, 1998.

International Reading Association. "High Stakes Assessments in Reading: A Position Statement of the International Reading Association." Reading Teacher 53 (1999): 257-264.

McVee, M. B., et al. "What Counts? Perspectives on Assessment in an ESL Setting." In Kinzer, C. K., et al., eds., Inquiries in Literacy: Theory and Practice, 156-165. Chicago, Ill.: National Reading Conference, 1997.

Meisels, S. J. Assessing Readiness (CIERA Report #3-002). Ann Arbor, Mich.: Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement, 1998.

Paratore, J. R., et al. "Watching Teachers Watch Children Talk About Books." In Paratore, J. R., and R. L. McCormack, eds., Peer Talk in the Classroom: Learning From Research, 207-232. Newark, Del.: International Reading Association, 1996.

Sarroub, L. J., et al. "When Portfolios Become Part of the Grading Process: A Case Study in a Junior High Setting." In Kinzer, C. K., et al., eds., Inquiries in Literacy: Theory and Practice, 101-113. Chicago, Ill.: National Reading Conference, 1997.

Winograd, P., and H. J. Arrington. "Best Practices in Literacy Assessment." In Gambrell, L. B., et al., eds., Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, 210-241. New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press, 1999.

Wolf, D. P. "Portfolio Assessment: Sampling Student Work." Educational Leadership 46 (1989): 35-39.

Classroom Excerpts Used in the Video

Classrooms shown in the video session are from Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices.

Building Oral Language with Cindy Wilson

Cassandra Becomes a Fluent Reader with Hildi Perez

Thalia Learns the Details with Jim St. Clair

William Finds His Base with Stacey Soto

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