|Assessment : Ongoing Assessment :||
English Language Learners Network
The National Writing Project created the ELL Network to support the teaching of writing with resources, funding, and networking.
The ESL Standards for Pre-K-12 Students
Published by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Family Literacy Organizations
Family Literacy Foundation
National Center for Family Literacy
National Institute for Literacy
LEP Assessment and Testing
This is a chapter from "Language Arts Through ESOL: A Guide for ESOL Teachers and Administrators," published by the Florida Department of Education, Office of Multicultural Student Language Education.
Second Language Writing Research Network Forum
This network supports teachers of second language writing with online resources and networking.
Portfolio Assessment Model for ESL
Moya and O'Malley describe the essential components of a portfolio assessment model.
The National Institute for Literacy provides a list of recommended storybooks that consist of sequential pictures and no words.
EverythingESL offers a list of wordless books and guidelines for using them.
A variety of graphic organizers are presented in NCELA's Toolkit for Effective Instruction of English Learners.
The Government of British Columbia uses an analytic oral language scoring rubric as one assessment tool for English language learners.
The Listening Rubric was developed by David Damianopoulos as a component of his Virtual English Classroom Web site. To navigate to the Listening Rubric, follow this path from the welcome page: Course Goals/Assessment/Assessment Rubrics/Listening.
The "Writing Rubric to Assess ESL Student Performance" is one learner-centered approach to assessment recommended by the Massachusetts Department of Education's System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES).
6 + 1 Trait Writing
The basic elements of this writing assessment model, developed by Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL), are defined.
6 + 1 Trait Spanish Writing
This NWREL publication in Spanish describes the writing assessment framework for writing in Spanish.
Student Oral Language Observation Matrix (SOLOM)
This protocol, developed by the San Jose Unified School District, is a rating scale to help teachers assess the oral language ability of their students.