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Language & Content-Area Assessment for ELL - Chapter Summary
Language and content-area assessment for English language learners is covered in this interesting collection of professionally designed lessons. You'll be able to see the advantages and disadvantages of various assessments as well as review tips for analyzing results and identifying variations in performance. Once you have studied this chapter, you should be able to:
- Outline the characteristics of various content-area assessments for English learners
- Understand how to identify any variations in ELL student performance
- See how to modify ELL instruction by analyzing assessment results
Our interesting chapter is mobile friendly and can be accessed 24 hours a day, which ensures you're able to study any time that works for you. Go back and review the entire lesson, or just specific portions of it, as many times as needed to feel comfortable with this material. To help keep you on track, we've included short self-assessment quizzes with each lesson.
1. Language Development & Content-Area Assessments for English Learners
Teachers give a variety of assessments to their English learners. This lesson discusses some of these types of assessments, along with their advantages and disadvantages for testing both language development and content.
2. Identifying Variations in English Learner Performance
If you work with students who are learning English, you probably want some good ways to identify differences among them. This lesson discusses the use of assessments to understand these performance variations.
3. Analyzing Results to Inform Instruction in ELL
When you look at your students' scores or grades, you might wonder how you can use them to plan for lessons that lead to the academic progress of your students. This lesson discusses how you can analyze results and use them for lesson planning.
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Other chapters within the CTEL 2 - Assessment & Instruction (032): Practice & Study Guide course
- Standards-Based Assessment for ELL in California
- Purposes & Types of Assessment for ELL
- Programs & Requirements for English Learners in California
- Foundations of English Language Literacy
- English Language Development Approaches & Methods
- Listening & Speaking for California Student English Language Development
- Reading & Writing for California Student English Language Development
- Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE)
- Instructional Planning & Organization for ELD & SDAIE
- Components of Effective Instructional Delivery in ELD & SDAIE
- Effective Resource Use in ELD & SDAIE
- CTEL Assessment & Instruction Flashcards