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    Assessments for ESL Students

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    What is the appropriateness of various types of assessments for English Language Learners including both formative and summative assessments? (approx 2.5 paragraphs)

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    For further information:
    http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/acad/id/page6.html
    http://www.glencoe.com/sec/teachingtoday/subject/help_ELL.phtml
    http://www.eslcafe.com
    http://www.nwrel.org/request/2003may/instructional.html
    http://www.ovec.org/ESL/ESL.doc
    http://www.ascd.org/portal/site/ascd
    http://www.everythingesl.net

    One would probably jump to the conclusion that for ELL students, language-intensive assessments should be avoided. Because ELL students have weaker language skills, it is true that these types of assessments (journaling, essays, oral exams, ...

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    This briefly describes the appropriateness of various types of assessments for ESL/ELL students. Includes links to sites with a great deal of information regarding teaching students whose primary language is not English.

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