Literacy Assessments

Where Do I Begin?


  • Cynthia Rodriguez University of North Texas-Dallas


Biliteracy, Emergent Bilinguals, Assessment


Andrade, Ana, M., Basurto, G.M., Clay, M.M.,

Escamilla, K., Ruiz, O.A. (1996). Instrumento de observación de los logros de la lecto-escritura inicial. Aukland, NZ: Heinemann.

Barile, N. (March, 2019). Building Student

Relationships. Hey! Teach!

Clay, M. M. (2019). An observation survey of early

literacy achievement. 4th edition. Auckland, NZ: Heinemann.

Clay, M. M. (2019). Running Records for Classroom

Teachers. Auckland, NZ: Heinemann.

Diamond, L., Thorsnes, B.J., (2018) Assessing

Reading: Multiple Measures, 3rd edition. CORE Literacy Library.

Escamilla, K. (1994a). The sociolinguistic

environment of a bilingual school: A case study introduction. The Bilingual Research Journal, 18, 21-47.

Escamilla, K. (2000). Bilingual Means Two:

Assessment Issues, Early Literacy and Two Language Children. National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education. Washington D.C.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child

Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS. (2000). Report of the National Reading Panel: Teaching Children to Read: Reports of the Subgroups (00-4754). Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.

Field, S. L., & Hoffman, A. S. (2012). Fostering Self-

Determination through Building Productive Relationships in the Classroom. Intervention in School and Clinic, 48(1), 6–14.

Grosjean, F. (1989). Neurolinguists beware: The

bilingual is not two monolinguals in one person. Brain and Language, 36, 3-15.

Munger, K., Crandall, B. R., Cullen, K. A., Duffy, M.

A., Dussling, T. M., Lewis, E., McQuitty, V., Murray, M., O'Toole, J. E., Robertson, J. M.,, Stevens, E. Y. (2016). Steps to Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice. Open SUNY Textbooks at the State University of New York College at Geneseo.

Webb, Norman. (2002). Assessment Literacy in a

Standards-Based Education Setting. Wisconsin Center for Educational Research. University of Wisconsin-Madison.






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