This new edition of one of the most respected and well-known texts in the field is a “must-have” resource for any teacher’s library. It presents an interactive perspective on reading and writing ability and disability, with an emphasis on understanding and addressing learners’ difficulties in relation to the instructional context. Completely updated throughout, An Interactive Approach to the assessment of Reading and Writing Difficulty, 5/e gives readers an extensive, in-depth, and up-to-date treatment of current research and best practices in reading assessment, diagnosis, and remediation.
Table of Contents
SECTION 1 Theory into Practice 1
Chapter 1 Perspectives on Reading and Writing Ability
Chapter 2 An Interactive View of Reading and Writing
SECTION 2 Getting Started with the Assessment Instruction Process
Chapter 3 Reading and Writing Disability and the Assessment-Instruction Process
Chapter 4 Using Data to Understand Groups of Students and Identify Students for a Closer Look
SECTION 3 Evaluating the Context
Chapter 5 Evaluating the Instructional Environment/Context, Co-authored with Nancy DeFrance
Chapter 6 Instructional Resources Co-authored with Nancy DeFrance
SECTION 4 Evaluating the Learner
Chapter 7 Assessing Young Readers and Writers
Chapter 8 Structured Inventories, Benchmark and Progress Monitoring Assessments
Chapter 9 Formative and Diagnostic Assessment
SECTION 5 Interactions: Assessment and Instruction as Inquiry
Chapter 10 Interactive Decision Making and Continuous Progress Monitoring
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