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Purposeful Writing Assessment.

Purposeful Writing Assessment

Susan Koehler

Maupin House Publishing

PO Box 90148, Gainesville, FL 32607

9781934338186, $23.95 1-800-524-0634

Created for instructors of students in grades 3-8, Purposeful Writing Assessment: Using Multiple-Choice Practice to Inform Writing Instruction is a guide to conducting writing assessment tests based on multiple-choice practice, covering the three major aspects of writing: focus/organization, style/composition, and conventions/mechanics. A hands-on, easy-to use reference and resource complete with 15 skill sets including one assessment for pre-testing and one for evaluating student mastery of a given skill, answer keys, re-teaching tips, a bibliography of additional resources, and more. Enthusiastically recommended for writing instructors, especially given how literacy and composition skills have become more important than ever in today's world.
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