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The Assessment of Written Syntax

By Melissa Lee Farrall Last updated 2024/05/27
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In this International Dyslexia Association Perspectives article, Dr. Melissa Lee Farrall discusses that no single assessment will describe an individual’s skill in written syntax. Farrall gives educators examples of how to assess the component skills of writing that support the development of written expression.

Curriculum Connection

B3. Language Conventions for Reading and Writing D2. Creating Texts
This article supports the teaching of B3.3 Language Conventions for Reading and Writing and D.2 Creating Texts. It discusses how to assess the component skills of writing that are found in these expectations. 
Grade(s): 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Topic(s): Syntax and Sentence StructureWriting

1 Comment

  1. This article contains a wealth of valuable information. As it discusses, I too have found great value in writing CBMs. However, as reinforced in the article, it’s crucial to remember that assessing writing involves considering various constructs, and no single assessment can offer educators all the necessary insights.

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