Assessment for Reading Instruction, Third Edition
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