Case Studies in Preparation for the California Reading Competency Test presents a unique, concise, case-based approach covering all domains, concepts, strategies, and assessments required by the RICA®. It’s the ideal resource for pre-service teachers who want practice in synthesizing and analyzing assessment and strategies for reading in the K—8 classroom, for credential candidates who need to prepare to succeed in taking the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA®), and for in-service teachers who want to enhance their assessment and instruction, while increasing students’ learning.
Joanne C. Rossi and Beth E. Schipper
Between them, the authors have over 60 years of experience in the field of reading and language arts as classroom teachers, reading specialists, curriculum consultants, clinicians, administrators, college professors and administrators, and supervisors of student teachers. In the past 20 years, a major focus of the authors’ work has been in the research and instruction of language arts assessment in elementary and high school districts. They are also the authors of the book Portfolios in the Classrooms: Tools for Learning and Instruction. Joanne Rossi is at Notre Dame DeNamur University and Beth E. Schipper is at California State University, Fullerton.