Literacy Portfolios Improving Assessment, Teaching and Learning

ISBN-10: 0130453242
ISBN-13: 9780130453242
Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)
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List price: $34.35
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/26/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 268
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

The second edition of this book concentrates on theprocess of creating literacy portfolios as a means to monitor and assess students' progress as readers and writers. The authors advocate using portfolios to complement information obtained from standardized testing and other performance-based evaluation tools; and, to help teachers better understand their students and learn what works and what doesn't to improve instruction. Hands-on coverage explores portfolio use in primary, intermediate, and secondary classrooms to document accountability, show authentic student progress and performance, enhance literacy development, and meet the needs of diverse learners. For special education and Language Arts teachers of all grade levelsand their assessment teams.

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Introduction: What Is Prejudice?
Common Sense and Social Psychology Race, Gender, and Class Prejudices
Racial Prejudices Gender Prejudices Social-Class Prejudices Prejudice, Discrimination, and Three ldquo;ismsrdquo;
Prejudice Discrimination
The Three ldquo;ismsrdquo;
Overview of the Book
Key Terms
Taking It Furtherndash;Class Exercises and Interesting Web Sites
References
Prejudice and Attitudes What Is an Attitude?
Functions of Attitudes Micro-Level
Functions Mezzo-Level
Functions Macro-Level
Functions Attitudes and Interaction
The Attitude-Behavior Link
How Are Attitudes Studied?
Survey Research
Experimental Research
Observational Research
Measuring Attitudes
Self-Report Measures
Behavioral Measures of Prejudice
Cognitive Measures
Summary
Key Terms
Taking It Furtherndash;Class Exercises and Interesting Web Sites
References
Theories of Prejudice Early Concepts of Prejudice Gordon Allport Otto Klineberg Pierre Van den Berghe Erving
Contemporary Theories of Prejudice
Sociological Perspectives Psychological
Theories Cognitive Theories of Prejudice
Social Identity Theory
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Key Terms
Key People Taking It Furtherndash;Class Exercises and Interesting Web Sites
References
Stereotypes, Discrimination, and The ldquo;ISMSrdquo;
The Role of Stereotypes in Prejudice What Is a Stereotype?
Where Do Stereotypes Come From?
How Are Stereotypes Different from Other Generalizations?
A Kernel of Truth?
What Use Are Stereotypes?
Are Stereotypes Inevitable?
When Are People Most Likely to Rely on Stereotypes?
When Are People Motivated to Suppress Stereotypes?
Three Levels of Explanation: Micro, Mezzo, and Macro The Micro-Level: Individual Attributes and Motivations Mezzo-Level: Group

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