The Importance of Assessment

  • Grades: 3–5

Why should we assess?

There are two general purposes for assessment:
1) to provide more effective instruction, and
2) to evaluate achievement or learning.

Phyllis HunterWhat's a Reading Physical?

Watch this Phyllis Hunter video to learn about the importance of giving your students routing "Reading Check-Ups".

Scholastic RedThis video clip is from Scholastic Red, Improving Reading Comprehension, Grades 3-5. Learn more about Scholastic Red Professional Development in Product Information.

  • Subjects:
    Reading, Assessment, Teacher Training and Continuing Education