Ready-To-Use Reading Assessments & Intervention Strategies For K-2

Ready-To-Use Reading Assessments & Intervention Strategies For K-2

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Effective, ready-to-use assessments that enable teachers to easily track students' progress in literacy throughout the year. These research-based assessments measure achievement in four key literacy areas: print conventions, word recognition, comprehension, and writing. Now teachers can pinpoint exactly where students need assistance and then select appropriate, standards-based intervention activities to help children move ahead. Can be used with all literacy programs and meets Reading First guidelines.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780439376532
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2004
Series: Scholastic Teaching Strategies Series
Edition description: Grades K-2
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Introduction7
Assessment: The Key to Differentiating Instruction7
A Research-Based Model That Works8
How to Use This Book8
Chapter 2Factors Influencing Literacy Development10
Brain Functions10
Home Environment12
School Setting12
Overall Impact14
Chapter 3Aspects of Literacy Instruction in K-215
Understandings of Overall Literacy Development15
Understandings of Print Conventions16
Understandings of Word Recognition Development17
Understandings of Comprehension Development18
Understandings of Writing Development19
Expectations of Instruction in K-220
Grade 122
Grade 224
Balanced Guided Reading Instruction25
Chapter 4Using Assessments to Keep Students Learning26
What Are the Assessments?26
What Do the Assessments Evaluate?28
How Are the Assessments Administered?29
Special Needs Students31
Looking Ahead31
Chapter 5Kindergarten Assessments32
Kindergarten Diagnostic Placement Test38
12 Week Assessment39
24 Week Assessment41
36 Week Assessment48
Chapter 6Grade 1 Assessments55
12 Week Assessment61
24 Week Assessment69
36 Week Assessment78
Chapter 7Grade 2 Assessments87
12 Week Assessment92
24 Week Assessment98
36 Week Assessment104
Chapter 8Introduction to the Interventions107
Chapter 9Intervention Instruction for Print Conventions110
Factors That Influence the Learning of Print Conventions110
Recommended Best Practices for Learning Print Conventions111
Intervention Activities for Print Conventions111
Chapter 10Intervention Instruction for Word Recognition Development117
Recommended Best Practices for Word Recognition118
Intervention Activities for Word Recognition123
Literacy Readiness125
Cueing Strategies125
Oral Fluency131
Word Study132
Chapter 11Intervention Instruction for Comprehension135
Basic Understandings About Teaching Comprehension136
Recommended Best Practices for Teaching Comprehension137
Intervention Activities for Comprehension138
Cloze Activities139
Retelling/Summarizing Activities142
Oral Language Activities (Grades K and 1)143
Fiction Text Activities145
Nonfiction Text Activities148
Finding Facts Activities149
Problem/Resolution Activities149
Detail Activities150
Chapter 12Intervention Instruction for Writing151
Learning How to Write152
Best Practices for Teaching Writing153
Intervention Activities for Writing154
Alphabet Activities156
Mechanics Activities157
Genre Writing Activities158
Response Writing Activities160
Enhancement Writing Activities161
How to Make the Mini-Books162
Class Record Sheet163
Stationery A164
Stationery B165
Literary Elements Chart166
Letter Recognition Scoring Sheet167
Letter Recognition Presentation Sheet168
Writing the Alphabet Teacher Directions169
Writing the Alphabet170
I Like Fruit171
I Like to Eat Food175
At the Zoo180
Little Bug, Little Bug190
My Cat is Lost194
Frisco and Pippin are Friends199
Mystery of the Missing Cat Food205
Lost in the Snow211
Jane Goodall and the Chimps217
Weaver Literacy Research Support224

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