Informal and Formal Reading Assessment. Strengths and Weaknesses . Why Should Parents Look at Assessments? . Reading Assessments provide feedback. Goals can be set to improve performance. Goals can be set to challenge students. Specific skills can be addressed.
Strengths and Weaknesses
There are four types of assessments in FAIR for k-2:
“Formal reading tests do not reflect the reading process”
(Gillet, Temple & Crawford, 2008. Page 146).
Formal reading tests do not always provide students with
What can I do to help my child ?
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Gillet, J. Temple, C. & Crawford, A. ( 2008). Understanding reading problems: Assessment and instruction. Boston, MA: Allyn Bacon by PearonsInc.