Webinar handouts and resources on reading comprehension and assessments

Resources with Nancy Boyles webinar What Grades 1-6 Teachers Need to Know About Reading Comprehension and Standards-based Assessments Tuesday, December 1, 1-3 p.m.

  • List of words frequently used in assessment items
  • Professional development chart for systematically analyzing assessment items
  • Sample assessment items matched to different standards and various depths of knowledge for individual elementary grades
  • Instructional strategies matched to specific standards
  • Summary chart for “What to Care About” when addressing each comprehension standard
  • Writing tasks that align well to assessments
  • Sample short texts to practice designing your own assessment items