The English/Language Arts progress report enables teachers to document the progress students have demonstrated by the end of each grading period. Pathways 2.0 outlines many methods to evaluate progress including: pre-assessments, formative and summative assessments. Suggested assessments can be found in the teachers manual, DLGs and resource documents.
→ Pre-assessment – Appropriate assessments across the theme of the unit
→ Formative – Monitors students learning across the unit
→ Summative – Formal assessments to measure learning
Purpose of Assessment:
The following videos will provide information and demonstrations of how to administer assessments in language arts.
Running Records allow educators to assess reading behavior as students read from developmentally appropriate texts. It is an individually conducted assessment, which is ongoing and curriculum based. It provides a graphic representation of a student's oral reading, identifying patterns of effective and ineffective strategy use. It aids the teacher in assessing students reading levels.
Jerry Johns Informal Reading Inventory
The Jerry Johns Informal Reading Inventory helps educators easily determine a student’s instructional, independent, and frustration reading levels and listening levels based on speed, accuracy, and comprehension.