320 pages | 74 B/W Illus.
The Handbook of Reading Assessment, Second Edition, covers the wide range of reading assessments educators must be able to use and understand to effectively assess and instruct their students. Comprehensive and filled with numerous authentic examples, the text addresses informal classroom based assessment, progress monitoring, individual norm-referenced assessment, and group norm-referenced or ‘high-stakes’ testing. Coverage includes assessment content relevant for English language learners and adults. A set of test guidelines to use when selecting or evaluating an assessment tool is provided.
New and updated in the Second Edition
Chapter 1: Assessment of Reading: The Context
Chapter 2: Nature of Reading
Chapter 3: Assessing Motivation to Read
Chapter 4: informal Assessment: Informing Instruction
Chapter 5: Informal Assessment: Progress Monitoring
Chapter 6: Formal Assessment of Reading: Individualized Assessment
Chapter 7: Formal Group Assessment: Focus on Accountability
Chapter 8: Using Informal and Formal Assessment Data to Inform Teaching
Appendix A: International Reading Association Standards 2010: Standard 3
Appendix B: Inclusive Model of Reading
Appendix C: Literacy Instruction Pie with Overlay of Motivation