Consider the importance of using a variety of assessments in the teaching of reading.
Create a chart that identifies various types of informal, formal, formative, and summative assessments (e.g., DRA, running records, DIBELS) used to assess students reading abilities.
Compare and contrast a minimum of five assessments, using the Depth of Knowledge resource for reference.
Use the GCU Library to access peer-reviewed articles and/or other research-based Internet sites in support of your content.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide
Read Chapters 2 and 3 Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write.http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/pearson/2014/literacy-development-in-the-early-years_helping-children-read-and-write-custom_ebook_8e.php
Read Section 3, “Information Provided by the Qualitative Reading Inventory-5” to inform your assessment of reading levels.http://ptgmedia.pearsoncmg.com/images/9780137019236/downloads/9780137019236ch3.pdf
Read "Reading Assessments in Kindergarten through Third Grade: Findings from the Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement," by Paris and Hoffman, from Elementary School Journal (2004).https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=15167465&site=ehost-live&scope=site