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Literacy assessment

a collection of articles from the Australian Literacy Educators" Association
  • 199 Pages
  • 2.88 MB
  • English

International Reading Association , Newark, Del
Language arts -- Ability testing -- Australia., Reading -- Ability testing -- Australia., Literacy -- Australia -- Evalua


Australia., Aust

StatementHeather Fehring, editor.
ContributionsFehring, Heather., Australian Literacy Educators" Association.
LC ClassificationsLB1576 .L5564 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 199 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3577808M
ISBN 100872070042
LC Control Number2002154828

Several valuable appendices include assessment tools, instructions and visuals for creating and implementing the book s more than instructional strategies and activities, and other resources.

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The thumbnails and activities are the property of the authors/creators and available due to their generosity in sharing their work. Literacy is the ability to read, write, speak and listen in a way that lets us communicate effectively and make sense of the world.

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Assessment Survey: 1. Literacy Profile: For the Literacy Profile I chose to do the “Elementary Reading Attitude Survey.” This survey consisted of 10 questions on recreational reading and 10 questions for academic reading.

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