ERIC Number: ED330446
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Assessment and Early Childhood Education.
Seltzer, Dianne A.
This document collects technical resources for assessing literacy among young children and the literacy environments of early childhood programs. Contents include: (1) a checklist for assessing the literacy environments of kindergartens; (2) an article on assessment and early literacy; (3) a discussion of basic aspects of the formal and informal assessment of young children in early childhood programs; (4) a matrix for delineating and comparing text characteristics; (5) a guide for observing role-playing behavior; (6) guidelines for conducting a listening and thinking activity; (7) a checklist for gathering data on students' cognition in literacy environments; (8) a list of "predictable storybooks"; (9) an outline of the procedure of echo reading; and (10) an outline of story retelling, which is an informal technique for evaluating children's language. Thirty-seven references are included. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Compensatory Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: Research and Training Associates, Inc., Overland Park, KS.; Chapter 1 Rural Technical Assistance Center, Overland Park, KS. Region 4.