Assessment for English Language Learners (Placement and Identification…
Assessment for English Language Learners
Placement and Identification
Forms for educators who work with ELLs to find out if they are on track learning important academic English skills they need to be successful
Overall Language Performance
Oral Communication Skills
Have to figure out prior knowledge of native language to help identify where the child needs to be placed and in what kind of setting.
Informal Assessment in the Classroom
Monitor student learning and target areas of instruction
Thumbs up or down to show understanding
asking student to share one thing they learned on an exit slip
Inappropriate assessment for ELLs
Heavy Language Load
Test Item is presented out of context
Test item might have a cultural base
Assessment is the gather if data on a students learning, knowledge, or skills.