Literacy Portfolios

Literacy Portfolios

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Innovative in approach, this book explores both the theory and practice of contemporary strategies in literacy teaching and assessment a€” with a focus on the use of literacy portfolios within the context of integrated/language arts/literature-based teaching environments. It explains step-by-step the process of using a unique Literacy Assessment Portfolio to enhance responsibilities and ownership of literacy as well as provide teachers with necessary information to make instruction most effective. Using an abundance of real-life examples, it explains how the LAP assesses and guides both reading and writing and applies the portfolio concepts to students/readers of different ages (literacy developmental levels) in mainstream as well as special needs settings.Many school districts have developed checklists, rating scales, or rubrics for literacy skills that correspond to different ... To illustrate how this system can guide instruction, see the descriptive essay in Figure 8-15 written by a fifth-grade studentanbsp;...

Title:Literacy Portfolios
Author:Roberta B. Wiener
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 1997-01-01


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