ESOL Assessments: Purpose & Importance


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Katherine, a teacher of English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) notices that one of her students has difficulty understanding others. To assess this issue, the following is the best option Katherine has:

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1. Katherine, a teacher of English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), is surprised to see low scores in reading for her class. The best thing Katherine can do in planning for future classes is:

2. Patrice is the mother of a French speaker who is taking English language learning classes in a US school for adults. Patrice approaches the ESOL teacher and asks to see her son's progress in the school he attends. The ESOL teacher should:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) assessments. With this quiz/worksheet, you'll be covering key points like assessing a student who is having difficulty with understanding others and planning for future classes after students score low in reading.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will test what you know about:

  • How to deal with a parent who wants information about their child's classroom performance
  • The two types of assessments a teacher should offer their students
  • An approach for teachers of ESOL students to ensure they do well on standardized tests

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the assessments an ESOL teach should use in their classrooms
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about planning for classes after your ESOL students score low in reading
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the best way to help a student who is struggling with understanding others

Additional Learning

To learn more about assessments of students who are learning English, you can read the lesson named ESOL Assessments: Purpose & Importance. The lesson will cover these key topics:

  • The primary purpose of an ESOL assessment
  • Examples of ESOL assessments
  • How administrators might use ESOL assessments