Diagnostic Assessment Powerpoint

Report
The Role Collecting Evidence
Plays In Our Classrooms
Stanley British Primary School Intern Program
Amy Pregulman
August 25, 2011
Our Time Together
Guiding Questions:
*How are we meeting each child’s needs?
* How do we know?
Learning Objectives
* Articulate the difference between Diagnostic, Formative and
Summative Assessment
*Administer Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment
*Score and articulate results from assessment to inform just right
students’ reading level
Time
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3:40: Goals and Objectives for afternoon
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Introduction to Assessment
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Delving into Diagnostic Assessment
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Just Right Books
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4:55 Stretch
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5:00-6:00 Fountas and Pinnell
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6:00-6:15 Debrief
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Don’t forget Exit tickets!
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Diagnostic: pre-assessment
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Formative: on-going assessment for learning.
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Summative: assessment of learning
Diagnostic Assessment
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Pre-assessment
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Designed to determine a students’ entry point into
learning objectives.
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What do they know now?
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Photo on driver’s license
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How does where they are effect my instruction?
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Essential for planning for student needs and
differentiation to meaningfully support student learning
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Builds off students’ readiness, interests, learning profile
Just Right Books
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Current Research: Independent Level Text
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High Interest: self-selected
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95% accuracy rate (levels A-K)
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98% accuracy rate (levels L-Z)
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High level of fluency and comprehension
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Readers need lots and lots of JR texts to get to be better
readers
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Solve words easily
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Read fluently
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Comprehend easily
Struggling Readers
and Just Right Books
Struggling readers need even more
text!
 QUANTITY
 Increase vocabulary
 Internalize new language
structures
 Develops fluency
 Increases comprehension
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Fountas and Pinnell
Benchmark Assessment
Diagnostic: pre-assessment
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Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment
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Dibels
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WIST
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WADE
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QRI
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DRA
Formative: on-going assessment for learning.
Summative: assessment of learning

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