06.07.17 Assessment and Differentiation #TrinityLearns

Summer Literacy and Mathematics Professional Learning
June 5-9, 2017
Day 3: Assessment and Differentiation
Marsha Harris (@marshamac74)

Assessment and Differentiation

  • I can collect data that will be the most useful
  • I can analyze data to understand deeply what kids know and can do
  • I can synthesize data from multiple assessments to create learning goals
  • I can develop instructional plans and follow-ups to monitor progress.

The Literacy Teacher’s Playbook- Book Study

8:30-11:15  Slide Presentation


15 min


Review of Agenda


45 min

Collecting Data: Assessment Lenses and Tools

I Do, We Do, You Do

Research- each person takes
on a part to learn (15 min)

  • Reading Engagement and Interest Inventories
  • Reading Fluency
  • Print Work/Decoding
  • Comprehension
  • Conversation
  • Writing Engagement and Qualities

Teach- each person teaches
their section (5 min each)


45 min

Analyzing Data: Making Discoveries

Research- each person takes on
a part to analyze (15 min)

  • See slide presentation for assignment

Teach- each person teaches their section
and gives an analysis on Marielle (5 min each)


45 min

Interpreting Data and Establishing Goals for Trinity Students

How do we KNOW what students already KNOW?

  • PAST,
  • CTOPP,
  • Running Records,
  • Spelling Inventory,
  • Math Assessment,
  • Writing Sample,
  • ERB’s, Progress
  • Reports

Summarizing Data Form
Tool/Strength/Possibilities for Growth