Accessing Early Literacy Skills, writing homework help

Accessing Early Literacy Skills

Read Chapter 3: Assessing Word Recognition and Reading Fluency (pp. 20-40). This chapter describes several early reading assessments such as Yopp-Singer Test of Phonemic Awareness, Basic Print Concepts, Three Minute Reading Assessments, Common Phonogram Assessment, etc. These tests measure various early literacy skills such as word recognition or sight words, concepts of print, fluency, etc.

The following are other sources which describe various early literacy assessments:

Pick any one of these assessments and conduct further research on it. You can do a Google search, interview an early reading teacher, etc. In your posting:

  • Describe the purpose of the assessment. What is it supposed to measure?
  • The procedures of the assessment. How would you administer it?
  • The rationale. Why is it important to measure this early reading skill?
  • The implications for your classroom . How would you use the assessment to inform your classroom practice?

Be sure to cite at least two resources: one of the resources given to you in this prompt and an outside resource.

**Please let me know if you want to use any of the literary assessments above and I can give you a copy of it**

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