The Whole Language Evaluation Book

ISBN: 9780772517111
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication Date: 1989-01
Number of pages: 280
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How do whole language teachers evaluate their students? How can evaluation fit the principles and requirements of whole language? How can evaluation help whole language teachers learn more about their students? How can evaluation be made an integral part of the whole language program?

Contributors to this book answer such questions with ideas that are grounded in proven, working methods of evaluation. Through descriptions of their classrooms and vignettes of their students, they demonstrate how they have created environments that facilitate whole language evaluation. They discuss strategies they use in assessing students' growth across many curricular areas, including reading, writing, and second language growth, and suggest alternatives to standardized tests in mainstream, resource, and special education programs.

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