Qualitative Reading Inventory

Author: Lauren Leslie,JoAnne Schudt Caldwell

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134161432

Category: Education

Page: 496

View: 3864

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134539400. The market-leading, reliable, and easy-to-use informal assessment instrument. The QRI-6 continues to emphasize the authentic assessment of children’s reading abilities–from the earliest emergent readers to advanced readers. This popular resource provides graded word lists and numerous passages designed to assess a student’s oral reading accuracy, rate of reading, and comprehension of passage read orally and silently. Several unique features set it apart from other resources in the field, including narrative and expository passages at each level from pre-primer through high school, as well as all self-contained selections being highly representative of the structure and topics of materials found in basal readers and content-area textbooks. For example, passages at the pre-primer through second grade levels are presented with pictures, and maps and illustrations are part of the expository selections at fourth grade through high school levels. The QRI-6 measures comprehension in several ways that allow an examiner to label a passage as familiar or unfamiliar to each student: by analyzing the student’s retelling or summarization; by looking at the student’s answers to explicit and implicit comprehension questions; through the answers to complex inference questions recommended by the Common Core State Standards; through the use of look-backs, which separate what readers remember from what they comprehend; and through the use of think-alouds at the sixth grade level and above to analyze the student’s thoughts during reading. These measurement tools presented in the QRI-6 contribute to its widespread popularity as a superb informal reading inventory. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos, audio clips, and forms & figures. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone for 50-60% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Assessment for Reading Instruction, Third Edition

Author: Michael C. McKenna,Katherine A. Dougherty Stahl

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462521053

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 324

View: 8847

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, including the Informal Decoding Inventory and the Motivation to Read Profile--Revised. *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.

Understanding and Using Reading Assessment, K–12

Author: Peter Afflerbach

Publisher: International Reading Assoc.

ISBN: 0872078310

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 9156

Now in a revised second edition, this comprehensive resource provides the guidelines you need to best conceptualize assessment that benefits all students, as you understand and use reading assessment. Framed in relation to the educational, social, and political factors that exert varied degrees of influence upon reading assessment, chapters focus on a particular type of assessment to familiarize you with the range of available assessments. Using assessment well demands knowledge and vigilance. Therefore, each chapter uses the CURRV framework as an organizing principle to help you consider the consequences, usefulness, roles and responsibilities, reliability, and validity of each assessment. The second edition has been thoroughly updated with (1) new research and information on major national and international reading assessments, (2) information on the Common Core State Standards to show how existing assessments can describe and support complex acts of reading, and (3) a chapter on RTI and early reading assessment to show how assessment and instruction can work together.

Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies

Connecting to the Common Core

Author: Kathy B. Grant,Sandra E. Golden,Nance S. Wilson

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483315940

Category: Education

Page: 520

View: 8149

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 K–5 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.

Intervention Strategies to Follow Informal Reading Inventory Assessment

So What Do I Do Now?

Author: JoAnne Caldwell,Lauren Leslie

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 013313332X

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 1322

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This one-of-a-kind book identifies practical reading intervention strategies based on students' informal reading inventory results. Today teachers need valid research-based measures for reading improvement, assessments to determine students' reading abilities, and intervention strategies to guide students back on track. To help teachers connect students' performance and evaluation to instruction, best-selling authors JoAnne Caldwell and Lauren Leslie outline practical intervention strategies that are aligned with any informal reading inventory. Targeting the latest research, this edition includes new student case studies, more writing applications, a focus on teaching with classroom materials, and a new PDToolkit (available either with the book or alone). By identifying intervention strategies based on assessment, the book helps teachers and students address difficulties in word identification, fluency, prior knowledge, and comprehension.

Where's the Glitch?

How to Use Running Records with Older Readers, Grades 5-8

Author: Mary Shea

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780325092584

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 4263

Assessing Readers

Qualitative Diagnosis and Instruction, Second Edition

Author: Rona Flippo

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136311742

Category: Education

Page: 394

View: 3635

A Co-publication of Routledge and the International Reading Association This new edition of Assessing Readers continues to bridge the gap between authentic, informal, and formative assessments, and more traditional quantitative, and summative assessment approaches. At the heart of the book is respect and confidence in the capabilities of knowledgeable teachers to make the correct literacy decisions for the students they teach based on appropriate assessments. Inclusive and practical, it supports individual classroom teachers' knowledge, beliefs, decisions, and roles and offers specific assessment, instruction, and organizational ideas and strategies, while incorporating a range of perspectives that inform the field of reading and literacy education, covering the most important ideas and information found in more traditional reading diagnosis books. Changes in the Second Edition Addresses the Common Core State Standards Includes Response to Intervention (RTI) Discusses family literacy in language-diverse homes and the needs of ELL students Covers formative assessment Offers ideas and guidelines for ELL assessment Looks at issues of accountability and teaching to prescribed state tests and objectives versus accommodating to them – the pitfalls and problems and how to cope Provides new practical examples, including new rubrics, more teacher-developed cognitive assessments, a new case study, and new teacher-developed strategy lessons

Reading Assessment, Third Edition

A Primer for Teachers in the Common Core Era

Author: JoAnne Schudt Caldwell

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462514138

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

View: 8587

This trusted practitioner guide and course text helps K-8 teachers utilize assessment as an integral component of classroom instruction. It guides teachers step by step to recognize good reader behaviors, assess students' strengths and weaknesses, and make evidence-based instructional decisions. Formal and informal measures are discussed for evaluating specific components of literacy, with a focus on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Every chapter features activities for developing understanding; in-depth practice exercises are provided in several appendices. Helpful reproducible tools can be photocopied from the book or downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Chapter on major current initiatives: the CCSS and response to intervention. *Extensive CCSS content woven throughout the book. *Expanded coverage of vocabulary assessment, now in its own chapter. *Checklists to guide the selection of high-quality published instruments.

Instructing Students Who Have Literacy Problems

Author: Sandra McCormick,Jerry Zutell

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133563707

Category: Education

Page: 536

View: 4354

Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Instructing Students Who Have Literacy Problems and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0133830934 . Long valued for its coverage of both assessment and instructional strategies, this widely popular reading diagnosis text presents a balanced view of literacy instruction, thoroughly examining interventions for students having difficulties with word study and reading comprehension. Instructing Students Who Have Literacy Problems, 7/e incorporates chapters on both formal and informal assessment with instructional interventions, allowing instructors to use this versatile text for one inclusive course or for two separate courses on diagnosis and instruction. Student case studies, as well as vignettes of teachers in action, illustrate real-world applications based on extensive research and the theoretical foundations of reading intervention. The new edition is available as an enhanced eBook, includes suggestions for using technology to teach struggling readers, addresses the Common Core State Standards, and includes numerous other features that establish the text as an influential and invaluable resource in the fields of reading assessment, diagnosis, and remediation. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Qualitative Reading Inventory-6, with Enhanced Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package

Author: Lauren Leslie,Joanne Schudt Caldwell

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134539409

Category: Education

Page: 560

View: 1278

NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the bound book. The market-leading, reliable, and easy-to-use informal assessment instrument. The QRI-6 continues to emphasize the authentic assessment of children''s reading abilities-from the earliest emergent readers to advanced readers. This popular resource provides graded word lists and numerous passages designed to assess a student''s oral reading accuracy, rate of reading, and comprehension of passage read orally and silently. Several unique features set it apart from other resources in the field, including narrative and expository passages at each level from pre-primer through high school, as well as all self-contained selections being highly representative of the structure and topics of materials found in basal readers and content-area textbooks. For example, passages at the pre-primer through second grade levels are presented with pictures, and maps and illustrations are part of the expository selections at fourth grade through high school levels. The QRI-6 measures comprehension in several ways that allow an examiner to label a passage as familiar or unfamiliar to each student: by analyzing the student''s retelling or summarization; by looking at the student''s answers to explicit and implicit comprehension questions; through the answers to complex inference questions recommended by the Common Core State Standards; through the use of look-backs, which separate what readers remember from what they comprehend; and through the use of think-alouds at the sixth grade level and above to analyze the student''s thoughts during reading. These measurement tools presented in the QRI-6 contribute to its widespread popularity as a superb informal reading inventory. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos, audio clips, and forms & figures. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone for 50-60% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134539400 / 9780134539409 Qualitative Reading Inventory-6, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134161025 / 9780134161020 Qualitative Reading Inventory 0134385705 / 9780134385709 Qualitative Reading Inventory, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

Secondary School Literacy Instruction

Author: Betty Roe,Nancy J. Kolodziej,Barbara Stoodt-Hill,Paul C. Burns

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285500016

Category: Education

Page: 480

View: 4866

Well known for its detailed and practical explanations of reading, writing, and study strategies, SECONDARY SCHOOL LITERACY INSTRUCTION is required reading for all non-literacy teaching majors. Its motivational pedagogy especially appeals to pre-service teachers, who quickly realize that the text will help them improve their students' progress. Two hallmark chapters on content area teaching have brought this text wide acclaim for its unique application of literacy and study skills in all secondary subject areas. The text also is recognized for its proven pedagogy, including Meeting the Challenge, which puts ideas into classroom practice, and Focus on English Language Learners and Focus on Struggling Readers, which highlight important applications for these special needs learners in easy-to-locate sections in each chapter. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Assessment of Reading and Writing Difficulties

An Interactive Approach

Author: Marjorie Y. Lipson,Karen K. Wixson

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780132685788

Category: Education

Page: 680

View: 2979

Rev. ed. of: Assessment and instruction of reading and writing difficulties, c2009.

Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties

Author: Thomas G. Gunning

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134516540

Category: Education

Page: 648

View: 8833

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Comprehensive, practical, and up to date, Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties presents a wealth of examples and thorough coverage of procedures for assessing and instructing below-level readers and writers from pre-k through grade 12. The book covers virtually all aspects of assessment, including basic concepts of tests and measurements; standardized measures, and informal but highly regarded techniques. The book’s thorough, practical coverage of instructional techniques includes approaches for working with readers and writers who have the most severe difficulties. Some 46 sample lessons covering virtually every essential skill are presented and accompanied by numerous suggestions for practice and reinforcement, including the use of technology. The text takes the position that with the right kind of instruction and reinforcement, virtually all students can learn to read and write complex text, which is the foundation for being college- and career-ready.

Diagnosis and Correction in Reading Instruction

Author: Dorothy Rubin

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 552

View: 9059

This great introduction to diagnosing and correcting reading problems has been revised and updated based on the latest tests and research. Using numerous examples and scenarios to illustrate concepts and techniques, this book is based on the premise that if diagnosis and correction are practiced as an integral part of daily reading instruction, there will be much less need for remediation. For pre-service and inservice educators, especially at the elementary school level.

Reading Diagnosis and Improvement

Assessment and Instruction

Author: Michael F. Opitz,Dorothy Rubin,James A. Erekson

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780137056392

Category: Education

Page: 455

View: 3980

This best-selling guide to diagnosing and improving reading is based on the authors' premise that when assessment and instruction are centric to a reading program, children's reading improvement can occur. In Reading Diagnosis and Improvement: Assessment and Instruction, 6/e, well respected authors Dorothy Rubin, Michael Opitz, and James Erekson set the stage for effective reading diagnosis and improvement, describe various assessment measures teachers can use to assess and diagnose students' reading performance, and present reading content and instruction. It's an ideal blend of theory and practice, including many practical applications of the material covered; suggestions for constructing an informal reading inventory; and a complete, ready to use informal reading inventory.

Rigorous Reading

5 Access Points for Comprehending Complex Texts

Author: Nancy Frey,Douglas Fisher

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 148333208X

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 2032

What it really means to “read closely” Call it close reading, call it deep reading, call it analytic reading—call it what you like. The point is, it’s a level of understanding that students of any age can achieve with the right kind of instruction. In Rigorous Reading, Nancy Frey and Doug Fisher articulate an instructional plan so clearly, and so squarely built on research, that teachers, schools, and districts need look no further: Purpose & Modeling Close & Scaffolded Reading Instruction Collaborative Conversations An Independent Reading Staircase Performance

Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Shifting Paradigms in Essential Knowledge for Social Work

Author: Joe M. Schriver

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0134005880

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

View: 406

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Explores traditional and alternative models in human behavior. This title is also available as a more affordable e-book with embedded media to illustrate key concepts. Human Behavior and the Social Environment, 6/e challenges students to explore both traditional and non-traditional paradigms in examining human behavior and the social environment. Through this examination, readers will better understand individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities and globalization. Students will recognize the range of social systems in which people live and the ways these systems promote or deter people in their health and wellbeing. Connecting Core Competencies Series - This title is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series, designed to guide students in becoming skilled at the Council on Social Work's core competencies. Each chapter reflects and integrates the latest CSWE competency standards (EPAS). End-of-chapter assessment reinforces this integration.

Essential Environment

The Science Behind the Stories

Author: Jay H. Withgott,Matthew Laposata

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780321984579

Category: Science

Page: 480

View: 1720

#1 best-selling Environmental Science text and media package is now even better! Essential Environment: The Science behind the Stories, Fifth Edition engages students using current, integrated case studies that provide a context for understanding science and environmental concerns in a brief, 18-chapter text. Jay Withgott and Matt Laposata present the latest understanding of environmental science along with expanded FAQ discussions that address common student misconceptions and with new Data Analysis questions that build quantitative literacy. MasteringEnvironmentalScience ® with eText is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product that improves results by helping students quickly master concepts both in and outside the classroom. MasteringEnvironmentalScience incorporates activities written by the authors, so your students will arrive better prepared for class. The book and MasteringEnvironmentalScience work together to create a classroom experience that makes teaching and learning more efficient and enjoyable. Note: If you are purchasing the standalone text or electronic version, MasteringEnvironmentalScience does not come automatically packaged with the text. To purchase MasteringEnvironmentalScience please visit www.masteringenvironmentalscience.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text + MasteringEnvironmentalScience by searching for 0321984455 / 9780321984456. MasteringEnvironmentalScience is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.