ERIC Number: ED421720
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Classroom Based Assessment. Corner Pieces Series.
Hill, Bonnie Campbell; Ruptic, Cynthia; Norwick, Lisa
Designed to provide practical information for all elementary teachers, whether they are just getting started, getting comfortable, or fine-tuning their assessment program, this book examines manageable and practical ways to collect information about young learners. It presents the voices of many elementary teachers at various grade levels discussing how they weave assessment into their daily routines. The book also presents numerous assessment forms. Chapters in the book are: (1) Framing the Puzzle; (2) Getting the Whole Picture; (3) Organizing Assessment; (4) Observing Students; (5) Observing Spelling Growth; (6) Observing Emergent Writers; (7) Observing Writing Growth; (8) Observing Emergent Readers; (9) Observing Reading Growth; (10) Assessment in Content Areas; (11) Developmental Continuums; and (12) Putting the Pieces Together. Contains 162 references; an appendix contains 135 forms. (RS)
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Beginning Reading, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Emergent Literacy, Evaluation Methods, Performance Based Assessment, Reading Achievement, Spelling, Student Evaluation, Writing Achievement
Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc., 1502 Providence Highway, Suite 12, Norwood, MA 02062 ($44.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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