Assessment Issues with English Language Learners


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What is one way to compensate for the language barrier when assessing ELL students?

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1. What is one example of an academic task?

2. What is one way to accommodate for ELL students' lack of cultural familiarity when taking assessments?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What assessment issues come up with English language learners (ELL)? You can test your knowledge of these problems using the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your knowledge of:

  • An example of an academic task
  • Overcoming language barriers when assessing ELL students
  • Question types that ELL students from other countries might not recognize
  • Good ways to modify assessment practices for ELL students
  • Ways to handle cultural familiarity deficits that may impact ELL test takers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on ESL assessment problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about an example of an academic task
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about ways to modify assessment practices for ELL students and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson named Assessment Issues with English Language Learners can help you cover more topics. These include:

  • How to test ELL students
  • What ELL students need to thrive
  • The meaning of academic vocabulary