Teaching & Learning
Assessment
Reading Specific
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Wild Card

100

background factors that contribute to the learning needs of students,including community factors, school factors, and classroom factors
What is Contextual Factors

100

assessment that occurs at the end of a learning segment and measures what the students have learned up to that point.
What is Summative

100

text which explains, informs, or describes
What is Expository text?

100

revision of Common Core standards that details what K-12 students should know in English language arts and mathematics at the end of each grade for New York State
What is New York State Next Generation Learning Standards?

100

using assessment data to inform instructional decisions
What is Data informed decision making?

200

guidance, assistance, and support that a teacher provides to help learners to bridge the gap between their current level of performance and intended goal of performance.
What is scaffolding?

200

scoring matrixes that include specific criteria to be assessed and varying levels of performance.
What are Rubrics?

200

Books at this stage have: increasingly more lines of print per page, more complex sentence structure, less dependency on repetitive pattern and pictures,familiar topics but greater depth
What is Emergent reader text?

200

is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. the act governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services.
What is Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA).

200

is an educational right of children with disabilities in the United States that is guaranteed by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
What is Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)?

300

used to record and measure specific student behaviors that could not be measured using a typical testing format
What are Anecdotal notes?

300

“Think about it” questions that require students to use what they have read to generate an answer.
What is Implicit?

300

students with disabilities are to be educated in an environment closest to general education.
What is Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)?

300

a method of planning where planned supports are used
What is Universal Design for Learning (UDL)?

400

level of learning where student can understand symbols without the use of concrete objects.
What is abstract?

400

pre-assessments that are used to assess students current understandings
What is Diagnostic?

400

text that tells a story with a distinct beginning, middle, and end
What is narrative text?

400

a process used to determine if a pupil responds to valid interventions. Designed as an early intervention as well as a way to diagnose learning disabilities.
What is Response to Intervention (RTI)?

500

using a variety of strategies and techniques to reach all learners
What is Differentiated Instruction?

500

ongoing assessment that measures students understandings but is designed to shape future instruction, not just measure growth
What is Formative assessment?

500

a measure of a narrative’s level of difficulty. This includes, Lexile score, the quality of the text, and the cognitive demands it will place on the reader.
What is text complexity?

500

stores student special education records, opens all initial referrals and assigns a case number for public school students. It also manages all special education issues for non-public schools (private, parochial) and charter schools
What is Committee on Special Education (CSE)?

500

document that is an individually tailored program that describes the educational plan for a student with a disability/s
What is Individualized Educational Program(IEP)?