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 gradingItthen characterizes the second language acquisition process aspassage throughaseries of scaffolded levels of language proficiency. Last ... Bridgeto Accountability, a€ offers ideasin howto differentiate instruction andassessment in the core curricular areasofmath, science, and social studies. ... The sample rubrics provide a rich array of choices for teachersin how to ... The last chapter, a€œGrading Systems: The Bridge tothe Future, a€ proposes a setoffair grading practicesfor English languageanbsp;...

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


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