Alternative Assessment Techniques for Reading & Wr Writing
By (author) Wilma H. Miller
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Alternative Assessment Techniques for Reading & Wr Writing by Wilma H. Miller
Book DescriptionThis practical resource helps elementary classroom, remedial reading, and LD teachers make the best possible informal assessment of a child's specific reading, writing, and spelling strengths and weaknesses and attitudes toward reading. Written in easy-to-follow nontechnical language, it provides a multitude of tested informal assessment strategies and devices, such as "kid watching," retellings, journals, IRIs, writing surveys, portfolios, think alouds and more-- including more than 200 reproducible assessment devices ready for immediate use! You'll find a detailed description of each informal assessment techniques along with step-by-step procedures for its use and, wherever possible, one or more reproducible sample devices. Complete answer keys for each device are included with the directions. Among the unique topics covered are the innovative Individual Reading Inventory, San Diego Quick Assessment List, El Paso Phonics Survey, QAD Chart, Holistic scoring of writing and Reproducible devices for portfolio assessment. In short, Alternative Assessment Techniques for Reading and Writing offers a wealth of tested, ready-to-use informal assessment information and devices that should save the teacher a great deal of time and energy in making a useful assessment of any student's literacy ability!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780130425683
(276mm x 210mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Improving Early Literacy offers teachers an arsenal of reading strategies for helping struggling emergent readers develop letter-name knowledge, sight word knowledge, phonics, and reading fluency skills.
Survival Reading Skills for Secondary Students, Paperback (September 2003)
A guide for working with struggling students in grades 5-12 no matter what their reading ability. It contains many classroom-tested strategies that reading and content area teachers can use to reinforce skills that students need to master to read effectively. It offers activity sheets designed to improve competency in a number of reading skills.
Reading Skills Problem Solver, Paperback (December 2001)View all books by Wilma H. Miller
A comprehensive practical resource that gives classroom teachers and reading specialists what they need to correct or remediate all types of common reading problems encountered in grades 3 and up.
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Author Biography - Wilma H. Miller
Wilma H. Miller, Ed.D., is former Professor of Education at Illinois State University in Normal, where she taught undergraduate and graduate students in reading for 25 years. Prior to that she was an elementary school teacher in Illinois and Arizona. Dr. Miller has written nearly 200 publisher journal articles dealing with various aspects of reading for The Reading Teacher, Elementary English, and Reading Horizons, to name a few. She has also authored 17 books in the field, including Reading Teacher's Complete Diagnosis and Correction Manual (1988), Reading Comprehension Activities Kit (1990), and Complete Reading Disabilities Handbook (1993), published by The Center.
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