Strategy Overview: Oral Language Analysis
This resource illustrates:
8D) Small group instruction of similar proficiency levels; 10B) Results inform grouping and instruction; 10C) Variety of formative assessments
Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
In this formative assessment, the teacher gathers 1-4 Multilingual Learners to engage in a brief discussion in response to structured prompts regarding an artifact from the class' ongoing content learning. The teacher records each child's oral responses, and then analyzes the record to identify follow-up instruction they can provide during upcoming Designated ELD time.