Evaluating and Selecting Assessments
Table 1 in the Smith article describes concepts, principles, and checklist items that can be used to evaluate assessments.
Select two of the checklist items you think are important when evaluating assessments for ELL students. In a 500-word essay describe those items within a brief summary of the article to defend why you believe the two items are of particular importance.
Include at least three sources from your reading to support your position.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Read â€œPrinciples and Practices of Sociocultural Assessment: Foundations for Effective Strategies for Linguistically Diverse Classrooms,â€ by Smith, Teemant, and Pinnegar, from Multicultural Perspectives (2004).