Selecting Appropriate Literacy Assessments for Students


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Why is assessment selection important?

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1. Which of the following is an appropriate decoding assessment?

2. Which of the following is a good assessment for fluency?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Utilize this worksheet and quiz to gauge your knowledge of choosing reading assessments for students. You will need to understand why choosing the right assessment is important, and the best way to use information gathered from assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Set aside some time to review these materials, which cover the following topics:

  • Decoding assessments
  • Why assessment selection is important
  • How to assess comprehension
  • Evaluating fluency
  • How to effectively use information from literacy assessments

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the importance of assessment selection
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on reading assessments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a way to assess comprehension

Additional Learning

More information about reading assessments can be learned from the lesson called Selecting Appropriate Literacy Assessments for Students. In this lesson, you can complete these goals:

  • Learn what purpose assessments serve
  • Identify the different types of reading assessments
  • Understand how to use informal assessments