Assessment purpose process and use
Download
1 / 108

Assessment: Purpose, Process, and Use - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 162 Views
  • Updated On :

Assessment: Purpose, Process, and Use. HMR Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade3. Introduction to the Assessment Training. “Without data, all anyone has is an opinion.” W. Edwards Deming.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Assessment: Purpose, Process, and Use' - ping


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Assessment purpose process and use l.jpg

Assessment:Purpose, Process, and Use

HMR Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade3



Slide3 l.jpg

“Without data, all anyone has is an opinion.”

W. Edwards Deming


Slide4 l.jpg

“Ideally, assessment and instruction are linked inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

From Reading/Language Arts Framework for California Public Schools


Slide5 l.jpg

Six Key Elements inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”


Six key elements l.jpg
Six Key Elements inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

All classrooms deliver a coherent academic program. This includes specific content and an instructional system that is well supported with high quality materials and training.

1.


Six key elements7 l.jpg
Six Key Elements inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

Everyone at the school uses a frequent assessment system directly connected to the content of the academic program. This system is designed to be used to improve instruction.

2.


Six key elements8 l.jpg
Six Key Elements inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

All persons work in collegial, collaborative school and grade level teams that focus on developing successful, program-specific strategies to improve achievement for all students.

3.


Six key elements9 l.jpg
Six Key Elements inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

The school engages in content-specific, site-based professional development with coaching and technical support. Activities are developed using the data generated by the ongoing, program-specific assessment system and are focused on improving instruction for all students.

4.


Six key elements10 l.jpg
Six Key Elements inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

The school’s active and knowledgeable leadership takes actions focused on developing and strengthening the academic performance of ALL students in the agreed academic area.

5.


Six key elements11 l.jpg
Six Key Elements inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

The district provides coherent, coordinated support and leadership that technically assists the school to focus work and sustain specific improvements in achievement over time.

6.


Three types of assessments l.jpg
Three Types of Assessments inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

  • Screening/Entry Level

  • Monitoring

  • Outcome/Summative


The assessment program l.jpg
The Assessment Program inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”


Using the kindergarten monitoring logs l.jpg
Using the Kindergarten Monitoring Logs inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

Resource Booklet: Kindergarten Monitoring Log


Gathering data l.jpg
Gathering Data inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

  • Heart Data

  • Spot Check Data

  • Focused Observation


Heart data l.jpg
Heart Data inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

  • Subjective

  • Based on assumptions


Spot check data l.jpg
Spot Check Data inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

  • One day in time

  • Skill focused

  • Unplanned; random students


Focused observation data l.jpg
Focused Observation Data inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

  • Targeted skill

  • Identified students (2-3 per day)

  • Ongoing and objective

  • Unobtrusive – Part of daily instruction; does not require 1-on-1 time


Focused observation l.jpg
Focused Observation inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

  • Interactive

  • Multiple opportunities

  • Data recorded to help monitor progress


Slide20 l.jpg

Characteristic Features inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”


Organization of monitoring logs l.jpg
Organization of Monitoring Logs inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

  • By book, lesson name, or skill, page and lesson numbers

  • Lessons presented sequentially

  • Standards listed for each skill

  • Standards referenced at the front of the teacher booklet

  • Key for teacher notations (for documenting progress) is at the bottom of each page

Resource Booklet: Completed Kindergarten Monitoring Log


Monitoring log notations l.jpg
Monitoring Log Notations inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

(+) automaticity; consistently responding with no hesitation

(3) accuracy; correct but slow

(–) needs practice; some errors

(o) needs additional instruction; consistently hesitates or responds after others; reteach the lesson

Resource Booklet: Completed Kindergarten Monitoring Log


Slide23 l.jpg

Steps for inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”Gathering DataBefore - During - After


Discussion l.jpg
Discussion inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”


Kindergarten skills assessments l.jpg
Kindergarten Skills Assessments inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

Resource Booklet: Mid-Program Record Sheet #3


Teacher and student materials l.jpg
Teacher and Student Materials inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”


Slide27 l.jpg

Assessment inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”Materials List


Naming upper lower case l.jpg
Naming inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”Upper/Lower Case

Resource Booklet: Teachers Administration Guide and Mid-Program Student Record Sheet #1


Kindergarten is the key to reading success l.jpg
Kindergarten is the inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”Key to Reading Success

  • Phonological Awareness

  • Automaticity of Letter Recognition

  • Automaticity of Sounds to Letters

  • Automaticity of High Frequency Words

The kindergarten program supports the development of fluency in first grade by ensuring students have:


Slide30 l.jpg

Oral Fluency Reading Norms inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”


Slide31 l.jpg

Teacher’s Administration Guide inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”Subtests C, D, and E


Slide32 l.jpg

Mid-Program Student inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”Record Sheet #2


Teacher s administration guide subtests f g and h l.jpg
Teacher’s Administration Guide inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”Subtests F, G and H

Resource Booklet: pp.12-14


Slide34 l.jpg

Mid-Program Student inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”Record Sheet #3

Resource Booklet: p. 11


Slide35 l.jpg

Kindergarten Classroom Summary inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

Resource Booklet: Kindergarten Classroom Summary


Slide36 l.jpg

Kindergarten School Summary inextricably within any curriculum. The key to using assessment effectively and efficiently in a program of instruction is to recognize above all that different types of assessment tools must be used for different purposes.”

Resource Booklet: Kindergarten School Summary


Slide37 l.jpg

“Instruction in phonological awareness during kindergarten can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

Torgersen (1998)

Catch Them Before They Fall


Curriculum embedded assessment l.jpg
Curriculum-Embedded Assessment can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

A curriculum-embedded assessment system is essential to determining effectiveness of instruction and student progress. To impact student achievement, data analysis must be examined both vertically and horizontally.


Vertical analysis l.jpg
Vertical Analysis can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Horizontal analysis l.jpg
Horizontal Analysis can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide41 l.jpg

Look at the Vertical Data can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

  • Look vertically at the class scores for that monitored skill.

  • Note percentage of students scoring at or above benchmark in that column.

  • Reflect on ways to improve instruction if more than 10% of students score below benchmark.


Next steps l.jpg
Next Steps can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

  • Formulate a plan

  • Tackle one skill at a time

  • Determine if more support is needed


Analyzing assessment data l.jpg
Analyzing Assessment Data can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Reflecting on instruction l.jpg
Reflecting on Instruction can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

  • Has Direct Instruction been used?

  • Has the lesson been properly scaffolded?

  • Has the material been judiciously reviewed?

  • Has student engagement been monitored?


Look at the horizontal data l.jpg
Look at the can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Horizontal Data

  • Student Groups

  • Preteaching

  • Support

  • Intervention

  • Accelerated/challenge


Universal access l.jpg
Universal Access can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Identifying students for intervention l.jpg
Identifying Students for Intervention can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Analyzing assessments horizontally l.jpg
Analyzing Assessments – Horizontally can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide49 l.jpg

It’s All About the Teaching can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

“We must provide high-quality teaching with fidelity to the core to ensure student success in every classroom.”


End of year assessment l.jpg
End-of-Year Assessment can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide51 l.jpg

End-of-Year can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Materials List

Resource Booklet: p. 17


Slide52 l.jpg

Kindergarten Standards can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Assessed at the End of the Year


Teacher and student materials53 l.jpg
Teacher and Student Materials can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


The assessment program54 l.jpg
The Assessment Program can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Skills assessments l.jpg
Skills Assessments can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide56 l.jpg

The Last can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Skills Assessment

The last Theme Skills Assessment completed for Grade 1 is also considered appropriate for measuring some key content standards.


Slide57 l.jpg

Overview of can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Skills Assessments


Slide58 l.jpg

Answer Key can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”and Directions


Slide59 l.jpg

Content and Rationale can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Spelling


Learning from errors l.jpg
Learning from Errors can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide61 l.jpg

Answers can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

Themes 1 & 2 Spelling

Assessing

short o and a, and /d/ and /t/

short o and u, vowels in words

short e and i, vowels in words

short e and u, vowels in words

short o and u, vowels in words


Slide62 l.jpg

Answers can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

Themes 1 & 2 Spelling

Assessing

short i and o, vowels in words

short a and i, and /n/ and /m/

short a and i, vowels in words

short o and e, vowels in words

short u and e, and /m/


Themes 7 8 spelling l.jpg
Themes 7 & 8 Spelling can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide64 l.jpg

Answers can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

Themes 7 & 8 Spelling

Assessing

long o spelled oa, ow(spelling word p. T26)

hard and soft c, u_e

oo

ow

igh


Slide65 l.jpg

Answers can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

Themes 7 & 8 Spelling

Assessing

doubling consonant when adding inflectional ending to short vowel word

homophones

oo

adding inflectional endings to long vowel word and ee

ou


Slide66 l.jpg

Content and Rationale can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Word Reading, Comprehension


Slide67 l.jpg

Content and Rationale can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Writing


Slide68 l.jpg

Classroom Writing Assessment Report can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide69 l.jpg

Content and Rationale can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Fluency


Marking fluency passages l.jpg
Marking Fluency Passages can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Themes 7 8 fluency passages l.jpg
Themes 7 & 8 can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Fluency Passages


The key to reading success l.jpg
The Key to can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Reading Success

  • Automaticity of Sounds to Letters

  • Automaticity of High Frequency Words

  • Automaticity in Decoding/Blending

The first grade program supports fluency in second grade by ensuring students have:


Slide73 l.jpg

Oral Reading Fluency Norms can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide74 l.jpg

How Many Minutes? can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

How many minutes does each student read aloud every day in your classroom?

It is recommended that every child read aloud in class 20-30 minutes every day.


Slide75 l.jpg

Looking at the Data can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Look at vertical data l.jpg
Look at Vertical Data can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Look at horizontal data l.jpg
Look at Horizontal Data can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Reflecting on instruction78 l.jpg
Reflecting on Instruction can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

  • Has Direct Instruction been used?

  • Has the lesson been properly scaffolded?

  • Has the material been judiciously reviewed?

  • Has student engagement been monitored?


Teacher and student materials79 l.jpg
Teacher and Student Materials can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide80 l.jpg

Overview of can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Skills Assessments


Slide81 l.jpg

Answer Key can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”and Directions


Slide82 l.jpg

Content and Rationale can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Comprehension


Slide83 l.jpg

Content and Rationale can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Checking Skills


Slide84 l.jpg

Content and Rationale can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Spelling


Learning from errors85 l.jpg
Learning from Errors can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide86 l.jpg

Answers can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

Theme 1 Spelling

Assessing

short a, ai, __ay

2. -er ending, frequently misspelled words

3. short i, i__e

4. long o (ow), o__e

5. short u, u__e


Slide87 l.jpg

Answers can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

Theme 1 Spelling

Assessing

__le

7. inflectional CVCe endings

8. o__e, oa, homophones

9. frequently misspelled words

10. short e


Slide88 l.jpg

Content and Rationale can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Vocabulary


Slide89 l.jpg

Content and Rationale can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Fluency


Slide90 l.jpg

General Directions can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Marking fluency passages91 l.jpg
Marking Fluency Passages can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Theme 1 fluency passages l.jpg
Theme 1 can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Fluency Passages


The key to reading success93 l.jpg
The Key to can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Reading Success

The third grade program supports fluency in fourth grade by ensuring students have automaticity with multisyllabic words.


Slide94 l.jpg

Fluency Norms can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide95 l.jpg

Content and Rationale can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”Writing


Slide96 l.jpg

General Directions for Writing can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide97 l.jpg

Narrative Writing Prompt: Student Page can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide98 l.jpg

Writing Prompt can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Four point rubric l.jpg
Four-Point Rubric can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

  • conventions

  • genre

  • writing traits


Slide100 l.jpg

Classroom Writing Assessment Report can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide101 l.jpg

Classroom Assessment Report can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide102 l.jpg

Looking at the Data can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Look at vertical data103 l.jpg
Look at Vertical Data can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Look at horizontal data104 l.jpg
Look at Horizontal Data can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Slide105 l.jpg

Reading First Program can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”


Reflecting on instruction106 l.jpg
Reflecting on Instruction can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

  • Has Direct Instruction been used?

  • Has the lesson been properly scaffolded?

  • Has the material been judiciously reviewed?

  • Has student engagement been monitored?


Next steps107 l.jpg
Next Steps can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

  • Formulate a plan to address instructional challenges to improve student achievement

  • Tackle one skill area or concept at a time

  • Should help from a coach, mentor teacher, or grade-level team member be solicited?

  • Would it be helpful to have the coach or principal provide an inservice or lead a lesson study?


Five step process l.jpg
Five-Step Process can have a positive effect on reading growth in first grade. Thus, it will be useful to identify high-risk children at some time during the kindergarten year so that preventive work may begin as early as possible.”

  • Teachers administer the assessments and collect, record, and chart the vertical and horizontal data

  • School meets as a whole faculty to establish the process of using data to improve instruction

  • Team meetings are held to examine data and to agree on instructional improvements

  • Whole school meets to share action plans across grade levels and to develop a site-based staff development plan

  • The school continues to conduct ongoing team meetings/ lesson studies to support improved instruction based on a written action plan