Assessing English Language Learners

Assessing English Language Learners

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Discover how to bridge the gap between equitably assessing linguistic and academic performance! This well-documented text examines the unique needs of the growing population of English language learners (ELLs) and describes strategies for implementing instructional assessment of language and content. With both depth and breadth, the author articulates how to equitably and comprehensively assess the language proficiency and academic achievement of ELLs. Both practicing and aspiring educators will benefit from: Rubrics, charts, checklists, surveys, and other ready-to-use tools Professional development activities An integrated approach to teaching standards, language, and content Guidance on how best to address standardized testing and gradingStudent self-assessment is a natural outgrowth of classroom assessment where students are the creators of original work. ... For self-assessment, the students write the name of their folk tale and the country or region from which it came.

Title:Assessing English Language Learners
Author:Margo Gottlieb
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2006-01-06


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