Formative Assessment for Literacy, Grades K-6 Building Reading and Academic Language Skills Across t

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Foreword vii By Deborah Stipek Preface xi Acknowledgments xvii About the Authors xix 1. Formative Assessment: Stories of Language and Literacy Learning 1 2. Making Reading Instruction and Assessment Work for Students and Teachers 9 3. Formative Assessment: “Where Are My Students on Their Journey?” 39 With Mouna Mana 4. Laying the Foundations for Reading Comprehension: Assessing Listening and Speaking Skills 61 With Norma Silva, Gabriela Cardenas, and Olivia Lozano Resource A: Stages of Listening Comprehension and Speaking Skills 91 Resource B: Graphic Organizer—Formative Assessment of Listening and Speaking During Content Classes 97 Resource C: Additional Formative Assessment Strategies for Listening and Speaking Skills 98 5. The Essence of Reading: Assessing Reading Comprehension 105 With Barbara Jones Resource D: Stages of Reading Comprehension Skills 147 6. Assessing Reading Through Writing 155 7. Schoolwide Formative Assessment 181 Index 197 Table of Contents
Foreword vii A nyone who thinks it is easy to teach reading needs to read this book.

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