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    What types of assessments are appropriate for ELL students? Why do these assessments work well?

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    The types of assessments that are appropriate for ELL students are:

    Dictation: When a teacher reads a passage aloud and students write what the teacher is saying. This is an exercise that teachers sometimes use to assess student's listening skills. This can work well with ELL students because it is one way to identify the strengths and weaknesses a learner has and whether or not the learner can comprehend the teacher's reading of the passage.

    Cloze tests: Passages in which every ninth word is deleted and replaced with a blank. The students must find the appropriate words ...

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    There are several appropriate assessments that teachers can use for ELL students. The following solution describes these assessments and why they are effective for ELL students.