|aAssessment for reading instruction / |cKatherine A. Dougherty Stahl, Kevin Flanigan, Michael C. McKenna.
|aNew York, NY : |bGuilford Press, |cc2020.
|axiii, 345 p. : |bill. ; |c27 cm.
|aFirst-3rd editions published with Michael C. McKenna as first author.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 323-334) and index.
|aIntroduction to reading assessment -- General concepts of assessment -- Informal reading inventories and other measures of oral reading -- Emergent literacy -- Word recognition and spelling -- Fluency -- Vocabulary -- Comprehension -- Strategic knowledge -- Affective factors -- Assessing readers in grades 4-8: guiding concepts -- Preparing a diagnostic reading report -- Case studies.
|aThis book provides a comprehensive conceptual framework and hands-on practical tools for reading assessment. The authors present a clear roadmap for evaluating K-8 students' strengths and weaknesses in each of the basic competencies that good readers need to master. Teachers learn how to select, administer, and interpret a wide range of formal and informal assessments, and how to use the results to improve instruction. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 30 reproducible assessment tools.