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The zip file contains a few assessment tools that ESL/ENL teachers as well as TBE teachers can use to track and assess language development of their ELLs. The file contains:
1. English Language Arts Conference Form
You can use this form to collect data in ELA when you individually conference with the student.
2. English as a New Language (ENL) Conference Form
You can use this form to collect data on language development when you individually conference with the student. The document is designed according to the levels of proficiency: entering, emerging, transitioning, expending and commanding. For each level, there are language objectives that the student in each category is expected to meet.
3. Math Conference Form
4. Listening Skill Inventory
This form is used to collect data on listening. This document should be paired with a listening activity: listening passage, and/or a short video/listening clip, like a song. Questions should be developed based on the listening passage. Questions should be challenging, but doable by ELL students.
5. Assessment Rationale and Protocol
This document explains the rationale for tracking and assessing language development in ELL populations. It also describes the protocol for assessing the language skills of ELLs.
6. Summative Assessment Form for Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
This document is used to record final assessment data (monthly, annually etc)
7. Supplement to Listening/Speaking Inventory
This document is used to collect oral language samples for assessment purposes.
8. WIDA adapted Listening and Reading Rubrics for PreK-5
These rubrics are used to assess the ELL's listening and reading in each grade.
9. WIDA adapted Writing and Speaking Rubrics
These rubrics are used to assess ELL's writing and speaking.
Each document is used to collect data to assess language development.
If you have any questions about how to use any of the assessment tools described here, please, write to me!