Competency 012 - Assessment Of Developing Literacy

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  • 1. 

    Sixth grade students show knowldge of how to use a microscope by focusing a slide, is an example of assessment terminology?

    • A.

      Checklist

    • B.

      Authentic Assessment

    • C.

      Benchmark - Standards

    • D.

      Running Record

    Correct Answer
    B. Authentic Assessment
    Explanation
    Authentic assessment is also called performance assessment and is the form that asks students to perform real-world tasks, which demonstrate meaningful application of knowledge and skills

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  • 2. 

    The Texas Essential Knowldge and Skills (TEKS) state the expectations for students in Texas public schools, is an example of what assessment terminology?

    • A.

      Rubric

    • B.

      Informal Reading Inventory

    • C.

      Benchmark - Standard

    • D.

      Authentic Assessment

    Correct Answer
    C. Benchmark - Standard
    Explanation
    Benchmark - standards are statements of expectations for what students are to learn, ulually by grade.

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  • 3. 

    Line 1 of text ++++_+Line 2 of text +_ _ ++++The above is an example of what assessment terminology?

    • A.

      Benchmark - Standard

    • B.

      Running Record

    • C.

      Rubric

    • D.

      Formal assessment

    Correct Answer
    B. Running Record
    Explanation
    A running record is a written record of a student's oral reading in which two different marks indicate words right and words missed.

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  • 4. 

    A sixth grade science teacher using a science process skill checklist while observing students at work on a lab experiment is an example of what assessment terminology?

    • A.

      Checklist

    • B.

      Informal assessment

    • C.

      Formal assessment

    • D.

      Authentic assessment

    Correct Answer
    A. Checklist
    Explanation
    A checklist is a tool that allows the teacher to systematically observe and record the presence or absence of specific behaviors or skills. In this scenario, the science teacher is using a science process skill checklist to assess the students' performance during a lab experiment. This type of assessment is considered informal because it is not a standardized or formal evaluation. Instead, it provides the teacher with valuable information about the students' progress and understanding in a more casual and non-threatening manner.

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  • 5. 

    A student reads the following sentence but reads the word "inside" for the word "instead": Toby kicked me instead (read: inside) of the ball, is an example of what assessment terminology?

    • A.

      Miscue Analysis

    • B.

      Formal Assessment

    • C.

      Informal Reading Inventory

    • D.

      Running Record

    Correct Answer
    A. Miscue Analysis
    Explanation
    a miscue analysis is an assessment of student's reading development done by noting an oral reading response that differs from the text.

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  • 6. 

    This type of of assessment terminology would be - Just as ____________have fur, birds have ____________. (coats, animals) (feathers, wings)

    • A.

      Running Record

    • B.

      Formal Assessment

    • C.

      Cloze Procedure

    • D.

      Miscue Analysis

    Correct Answer
    C. Cloze Procedure
    Explanation
    Cloze procedure is a technique in which words are deleted from a passage according to a word-count formula or various other criteria. The passage is presented to students, who insert words as they read to complete and construct meaning from the text. This procedure can be used as a diagnostic reading assessment technique.

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  • 7. 

    A checklist used to observe the knowledge of students during an activity.

    • A.

      Rubric

    • B.

      Informal assessment

    • C.

      Informal reading Inventory

    • D.

      Checklist

    Correct Answer
    B. Informal assessment
    Explanation
    Informal assessment is an appraisal done by casual observation or other nonstandard procedure.

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  • 8. 

    The Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) is used for testing Texas students.

    • A.

      Formal assessment

    • B.

      Rubric

    • C.

      Miscue analysis

    • D.

      Cloze Procedure

    Correct Answer
    A. Formal assessment
    Explanation
    Formal assessment includes tests or tasks that are undertaken under controlled conditions.

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  • 9. 

    Book publishing companies usually provide this type of assessment to accompany their basal series

    • A.

      Cloze Procedure

    • B.

      Rubric

    • C.

      Formal Assessment

    • D.

      Informal Reading Inventory

    Correct Answer
    D. Informal Reading Inventory
    Explanation
    An informal reading inventory is a series of passages written on grade levels, starting at pre-primer, which are used to determine students'levels of reading and strengths in both decoding and comprehension.

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  • 10. 

    This type of assessment was used to assess the quality of a fifth grade student's biography, an expository writing piece, would list the expectations and rate them.                    Above Average    Average    Below Average    Total ScoreContent                 3                    2             1Grammar               3                    2             1Mechanics             3                    2             1 

    • A.

      Benchmark - standard

    • B.

      Running Record

    • C.

      Authentic Assessment

    • D.

      Rubric

    Correct Answer
    D. Rubric
    Explanation
    A rubric is a set of guidelines or acceptable responses for the completion of a task. Authentic assessments are typically scored using a rubric.

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  • 11. 

    Creating a K-W-L chart, creating a graphic organizer (concept maps or web), brainstorming a list of words related to the topic, having a discussion about the topic with the students, completing an anticipation guide, and completing a quickwrite about the topic are all ways to activate the students comprehension level.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    These are all ways to activate prior knowledge and determine the level of students' background knowledge

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  • 12. 

    What is the assessment called when teachers gather information about a student and assign a grade at the end of a particular time frame, such as at the end of a unit study, at the end of a grading period, or at the end of a particular lesson?

    • A.

      Informal

    • B.

      Authentic

    • C.

      Summative

    Correct Answer
    C. Summative
    Explanation
    Summative assessment is the correct answer because it refers to the type of assessment where teachers gather information about a student's performance and assign a grade at the end of a specific time frame, such as the end of a unit study, grading period, or lesson. This type of assessment is typically used to measure the student's overall understanding and mastery of the material taught during that time period. It is often used to determine the student's final grade or to evaluate their progress at the end of a course or academic year.

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  • 13. 

    Child-study technique, reading assessment strategies, and writing assessment strategies are all part of what type of assessment?

    • A.

      Formal

    • B.

      Informal

    Correct Answer
    B. Informal
    Explanation
    Child-study technique, reading assessment strategies, and writing assessment strategies are all examples of methods used to gather information about a child's progress and abilities in a non-standardized and flexible manner. These assessments are typically conducted in a more casual and natural setting, such as through observation, interviews, or portfolio reviews. They provide valuable insights into a child's strengths, weaknesses, and individual needs, allowing educators to tailor instruction and support accordingly. Therefore, these assessment techniques are considered informal rather than formal, which typically involve standardized tests and rigid protocols.

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  • 14. 

    If a student has less than 5% reading errors as noted by a running record assessment and more than 61% correct word replacement as noted by a cloze procedure assessment, then the students reading level would be?

    • A.

      Instructional

    • B.

      Independent

    • C.

      Frustrational

    Correct Answer
    B. Independent
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, the student has less than 5% reading errors, which indicates a high level of accuracy in reading. Additionally, the student has more than 61% correct word replacement, suggesting a strong ability to fill in missing words. These factors suggest that the student is able to read independently and comprehend the text with minimal support or assistance. Therefore, the student's reading level would be classified as independent.

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  • 15. 

    If a student has more than 10% reading errors as noted by a running record assessment and less than 40% correct word replacement as noted by a cloze procedure assessment, then the students reading level would be?

    • A.

      Instructional

    • B.

      Independent

    • C.

      Frustrational

    Correct Answer
    C. Frustrational
    Explanation
    If a student has more than 10% reading errors as noted by a running record assessment and less than 40% correct word replacement as noted by a cloze procedure assessment, then the student's reading level would be considered "frustrational." This means that the student is struggling with reading and may find it difficult to comprehend the text independently. They would benefit from additional support and instruction to improve their reading skills.

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  • 16. 

    Books selected for literature units should be this reading level.

    • A.

      Frustrational

    • B.

      Instructional

    • C.

      Independent

    Correct Answer
    B. Instructional
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Instructional" because books selected for literature units should be at a reading level that is appropriate for instruction. This means that the books should challenge students without being too difficult or frustrating for them to comprehend. Instructional level books allow students to learn and grow their reading skills while still being able to understand and engage with the content.

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  • 17. 

    Which is not one of the four characteristics included in a writing assessment checklist.

    • A.

      Meaning

    • B.

      Observation

    • C.

      Structure

    • D.

      Language

    • E.

      Conventions

    Correct Answer
    B. Observation
    Explanation
    The question asks for the characteristic that is not included in a writing assessment checklist. The other options, meaning, structure, language, and conventions, are commonly included in such checklists as they are essential aspects of evaluating writing. However, observation is not typically included as a separate characteristic in a writing assessment checklist.

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