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Post a comparison of the informal literacy assessments you use to those conducted by Dr. Bear. Present a comparison citing specific examples. Explain how your personal literacy assessments guide instruction and provide for learner differentiation. Also, explain how both Dr. Bear’s and your own informal assessments align with the RTI principles discussed by Dr. Bear. Explain the types of learning opportunities Dr. Bear’s demonstrations provided you and your learners, and why. Being that I only teach Mathematics and Science, I have not given any literacy assessments this school year but last year I pushed into a segment of reading. Many of the assessments from the video I had used before with my students. The first literacy assessment that comes to mind for me is called a Running Record. According to Gillet and Ellingson (2017), “Running records provide concrete evidence of students’ skills, reading levels, strategies, and progress as readers” (p. 136). Dr. Bear completed this with the child in the video and explained that she was at the low instructional level as she struggled with reading the words correctly and at a good pace (Walden University, 2014g). When completing a running record, you give the students a passage

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