- Using literacy assessments as your instructional guide will ensure you are better meeting each individual student's needs.
- Using various literacy assessments will give you a better picture of where students are academically, thus providing you with a road map of where you will need to go next in terms of instruction.
- As we all know, literacy is multifaceted, as are our students. Using various literacy assessments to gain a better understanding of the specific areas of strength and weakness will ensure a more productive, efficient approach to literacy instruction.
Handout: We have some great assessments available to us within our district. I have listed the ones mentioned today in your handout. I also have my books for the QRI-5 and the Words Their Way assessments, as well as examples of the easyCBM fluency assessments, on the table for you to look at if you would like. For more information or to see a demonstration, please talk to me after our session.
Session Assessment: Please complete a quick paper/pencil assessment of our professional development session today.
Thank you for being here today! I appreciate your input and willingness to participate. Thank you for all the wonderful things you do for our students, school, and community!