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Strategies in Action books and courses are concise but powerful professional development that provide details, activities and ideas for specific exemplary practices and strategies. Strategies in Action books are about 25 pages packed full of everything teachers need to increase their effectiveness, and the Strategies in Action courses take about 2 hours to complete the powerful, game changing professional development.
Strategies In Action for Extended Reading Passages and Test Fluency
The newest generation of standards require more rigorous learning and are accompanied by more rigorous assessments. Learn practical strategies for preparing students to be successful on high stakes tests by aligning your classroom assessments to the same expectations. You will no longer need to spend weeks before major assessments doing test preparation. Learn how to integrate testing skills all year..[/text_output][gap size=”1.313em”]
How do you prepare your students for Extended Reading Passages and High Stakes Tests?
With the adoption of next generation state and national standards, assessments aligned to these standards are more rigorous in terms of both content and mode of response. By aligning classroom assessments to the same level of rigor, teachers will not only prepare their students for success on assessments but also challenge them in ways that will accelerate their learning.
With Extended Reading Passages and Test Fluencyyou will learn to how to replicate the rigor of high stakes assessments by embedding the same types of items in your own assessments. You will examine the major shifts in high stakes testing and learn strategies for helping students be successful with Higher Order Thinking questions, extended reading passages and constructing writing responses. Rather than being separate from instruction, assessment fluency is developed as a regular part of instruction.[/text_output]
How does Extended Reading Passages and Test Fluency help prepare your students to be successful?
The new generation of standards requires students to have access to high levels of learning and to be equipped to analyze and apply thinking skills to complex text. Extended Reading Passages and Test Fluency provides teachers with tools to help students meet these high expectations.[/text_output][gap size=”2.313em”]
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Workshop Essential Question: How do I align my classroom assessments to the expectations of high stakes tests?
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|Aligning classroom assessments to high stakes tests helps students be successful by building test fluency and stamina for reading and writing extended passages throughout the year.|
Extended Reading Passages and Test Fluency is an important instructional strategy used in the lesson framework presented in the High Performance Learning-Focused Lessons workshop.
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In addition to the Strategies in Action book and course on Extended Reading Passages, Learning-Focused has a full book, flipchart, and workshop on The High Performance Learning-Focused Lessons. Gain more knowledge and skills to ensure all of your student are achieving at or above grade level.[/text_output][/container]