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Connecting Assessment, Language, and Learning. Today’s Agenda. Meeting TEA testing requirements What is LAS Links ™? L, S, Subtests Adding it up LAS Links ™ Support. TEA Approved Test List. What is LAS Links ™ ?.

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Connecting assessment language and learning

Connecting Assessment, Language, and Learning


Today s agenda

Today’s Agenda

  • Meeting TEA testing requirements

  • What is LAS Links™?

  • L, S, Subtests

  • Adding it up

  • LAS Links™ Support


Tea approved test list

TEA Approved Test List


What is las links

What is LAS Links™?

  • LAS Links™ is a comprehensive system of assessment and instructional tools designed to promote English language proficiency.

  • LAS Links™ identifies your ELL population as required by Title III

  • Measures the 4 domains set forth by NCLB

    • Listening

    • Speaking

    • Reading

    • Writing


Alignments

Alignments

  • The LAS Links™ Assessment is aligned to TESOL standards

  • The LAS Links™ Instructional Guidance is aligned with the ELPS

  • The LAS Links™ proficiency levels are aligned to the TELPAS proficiency levels for Listening and Speaking

    • this provides valuable information on all ELLs at the beginning of the school year which allows teachers to make data driven decisions when planning instruction

    • Validates LAS Links and TELPAS scores


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Materials Needed for Testing


Las links subtests

LAS Links Subtests

Speaking: 5 - 10 minutes (Individually Administered)

Listening: 10 - 15 minutes (Group Administered)

Reading: 35 to 45 minutes (Group Administered)

Writing: 35 to 45 minutes (Group Administered)


Las links speaking one on one administered

LAS Links™ SpeakingOne on One Administered


Speak in words

Speak in Words

Speaking Subtest

Description:

Students respond with single words or short phrases to identify the object and answer questions related to those objects. What is it? What is it used for?

Examples:

C, I, or NR


Speak in sentences

Speak in Sentences

Speaking Subtest

Description:

The examiner points to each cue picture and directs the student to respond to prompts such as “Tell me what is happening in the picture”

Example:

Holistic Scoring


Speaker notes scoring speak in sentences

Speaker Notes – Scoring: Speak in Sentences

Use 2 as your anchor score

Does his answer satisfy the task by telling you a sentence that relates to the prompt?

No

Yes

0

No Response

HL

2

Errors Present

1

Isolated Words

3

No Errors Present


Make conversation

Make Conversation

Speaking Subtest

Description:

Students respond to the Examiner’s prompts such as “Tell someone to do something.”

Example:

Holistic Scoring


Speaker notes scoring make conversation

Speaker Notes – Scoring: Make Conversation

Use 2 as your anchor score

Does his answer satisfy the task by telling you a sentence that relates to the prompt?

No

Yes

0

No Response

HL

2

Errors Present

1

Isolated Words

3

No Errors Present


Tell a story

Tell a Story

Speaking Subtest

Description :

The Examiner starts a story and the student completes the story by explaining what is happening in a series of four pictures

Example :

The man lost his wallet…

Holistic Scoring


Speaker notes scoring tell a story

Speaker Notes – Scoring: Tell A Story

Use 3 as your anchor score

Does his answer have a storyline? A beginning, middle and end?

No

Yes

1

Isolated Words

0

No Response

HL

3

Errors Throughout

4

Fluent with minor error(s)

2

Subject and predicate


Las links listening group administered

LAS Links™ ListeningGroup Administered


Las links test content

LAS Links™ – Test Content

Listening:

  • Listen for Information

  • Listen in the Classroom

  • Listen and Comprehend

    All Listening items are multiple choice in format and evaluate listening comprehension of stated facts, inference and critical thinking skills.

    This section can be group-administered


Adding it up

Adding It Up


Scoring tabulation

Scoring Tabulation

  • LAS Links™combines Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing scores into an Overall Proficiency Level

    • Descriptors of each overall proficiency level is provided in the Interpretation Guide

  • LAS Links™ reports in Number Correct, Scaled Score and Proficiency Level for all grades (K-12)


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3

Grade 3

Oral Level 2

3

16

6

7

13

3

6

446

29

1

3

13

16

13

438

1

16

479

3

3rd Grade Form A


Las links espa ol

LAS Links Español™


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LAS Links Español™

  • Measures the four domains:

    • Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing

  • Is normed with proficient Spanish speakers from Latin America

  • Is not a translation of LAS Links™

    • follows the same flow and format of LAS Links™

    • parallel training for LAS Links™ and LAS Links Español™

    • reports in total scores, scaled scores and proficiency levels


  • Your las links support

    Your LAS Links™ Support

    Nina Trigger

    Evaluation Consultant andLanguage Assessment Specialist

    (361)452-0445

    [email protected]

    Customer Service: 800-538-9547


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