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Kelsie Fender
Reading Comprehension Assessment Reply
Fri May 29, 2015 22:34
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I like that idea as well. I have found that questions can be more telling than we intend for them to be. One of my teachers told our class last year that she attended a forum on multiple choice testing. In the forum they proved that an overwhelming majority of students could pass a multiple choice exam without knowing anything on it if they were good test takers. Although reading tests and quizzes are easier to implement on a day to day basis, it seems like they are probably fairly ineffective. With open-ended questions such as yours, you can easily see what the student is understanding and what ideas they are missing.

  • Re: Reading Comprehension Assessment - hinesjd, Fri May 29 17:35
    I really enjoyed this article, especially that aspect of it. I think one of best ways I have seen used to assess a student's true comprehension level is to have them read a story and retell it to... more
    • Reading Comprehension Assessment Reply - Kelsie Fender, Fri May 29 22:34
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