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    DescriptionWant a quick way to get your students happily conversing more in the target language? This practical book shows you how to use formative assessments to gain immediate and lasting improvement in your students' fluency. You'll learn how to: Imbed the 3-minute formative assessment into every lesson with ease Engage students in peer formative assessment successfully Teach students to give each other formative feedback Help struggling students make significant gains Create and coach small groups for differentiated speaking practice Assist students in incorporating current grammar lesson into meaningful conversations Analyze your own use of language in the classroom to avoid vague feedback that can stifle student conversations Grade oral improvement positively The authors provide formative assessments for 17 language functions with step-by-step lesson plans, aligned to ACTFL guidelines. Each plan includes a wealth of conversation and extension activities. There are ready-to-use checklists including the "I Can" log that helps students plot their own progress. Research has confirmed that when teachers use formative assessment, students can learn in six to seven months what would normally take a school year to learn. You'll find yourself using this book every day because of the gains your students will achieve in foreign language fluency.

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    Improving Foreign Language Speaking Through Formative Assessment
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Harry Grover Tuttle, By (author) Alan Tuttle
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 317 g
    ISBN 13: 9781596671973
    ISBN 10: 1596671971

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: JNU
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000
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    BISAC V2.8: EDU018000
    DC21: 418.0071
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    DC22: 418.0071
    BISAC V2.8: EDU000000
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    LC classification: P51 .T88 2012
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Eye On Education, Inc
    Publication date
    30 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Meet the Authors Free Downloads Preface Part 1: Assessing and Improving Speaking Part 2: Formative Assessment Overview Part 3: Speaking Formative Assessments