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A practice of reading assessment in a primary classroom
journal contributionposted on 2023-05-17, 23:15 authored by Wu, Ruiting, Wu, R, Jinjin Lu
Assessment is very important to monitor students’ learning progress in schools. This study focuses on reading assessment in a primary classroom. This study aimed to discover the effect of the reading assessment plan on monitoring the students’ learning progress. The participants were 21 primary students of mixed gender. The data gathering consisted of observation, teacher-student interactions, running records, using tests, and keeping reading profiles. Qualitative approach was used to analyse the data. The findings confirmed that careful planning was essential for effectively assessing students’ study and the students’ different English reading and writing abilities should be considered in deciding the difficulty of the plan. A number of recommendations have been made in relation to this study to assist primary teachers to make a reading assessment plan. The findings from this study have the potential to assist current and future pre-service teachers and primary school teachers in identifying effective and appropriate assessing strategies to enhance students’ academic achievements.
Publication titleTheory and practice in language studies
Department/SchoolFaculty of Education
Place of publicationFinland
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