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Sam Godwin's The Trouble With Tadpoles

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In the book Reading and Learning to Read, it states that all assessments need to have “authentic and relatable things that are interesting and real” to successfully assess the student (p. 144). The assessment I chose to modify was located on ReadWorks.org, titled A Frog’s Life. This book discusses the details of the life cycle of the frog. This assessment consists of a formative and summative assessment. For this assessment to be authentic, I have to rely on scaffolding the student’s background knowledge. Therefore, before beginning the lesson, I would read the book The Trouble with Tadpoles by Sam Godwin before reading the expository text. In the article Reading Comprehension Skills for English Language Learners, it provides multiple strategies
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