What Standardized Tests Don't Tell You

Serravallo, Jennifer
November 2014
Reading Today;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p12
The article offers a list of five aspects of readers that the teachers need to remember to move beyond standardized tests to ensure that the assessment and instruction has a good quality. Topics discussed include the importance of how a student manages the text on a word-by-word basis, the relationship between comprehension and fluency, and the engagement area is neglected when planning curriculum.


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