Joanne Schudt Caldwell is the co-author/author of seven titles includingThe Qualitative Reading Inventory-4and Reading problems: Assessment and Teaching Strategies both published by Allyn & Bacon. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Marquette University and currently teaches Literacy and Language Development at Cardinal Stritch University. In 1996 she received the Outstanding Service Award from the Wisconsin State Reading Association, as well as the Wisconsin Teacher Educator of the Year Award in 1997 and the Achievement Award from Marquette University School of Education in 2005.
Lauren Leslie received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Iowa and is currently Emeritus Professor at Marquette University where she served as the director of the Hartman Literacy Center for many years. She has published over 25 research articles, and she is the co-author of the Qualitative Reading Inventory-4. She received the Albert J. Harris Award from International Reading Association (2001) for article written with L. Allen, Factors that predict success in an early literacy intervention program. She also received the Mary Neville Bielefeld Award for Career Achievement for her contributions to teaching, research and service, particularly the mentoring of women faculty and students.
This easy-to-use, best-selling collection of reading materials effectively assesses reading ability at emergent though high school levels.Qualitative Reading Inventory-5 includes both narrative and expository passages at each grade level, questions to assess prior knowledge, and word lists. Instructors can measure comprehension by retelling passages, implicit and explicit questions, and other devices. Based on the latest reading research, this comprehensive inventory focuses assessment on specific questions regarding word identification, fluency, and comprehension. It also provides suggestions for intervention instruction, procedures for assessment of strategic reading, and inclusion of results in classroom portfolios.
What's new to this edition...
Presents new narrative texts even easier than the pre-kindergarten passages previously included, as well as a updated narrative for all primary grade level
Includes passages at pre-kindergarten through second grade levels with and without pictures
Offers maps and illustrations as part of expository selections for Grades 4-12Features new content on DVD , including:
- Examples of students reading orally
- Scored protocols to accompany readings
- Directions for administering each segment of the QRI
- Tables/Charts that increase consistency of administrations coring and interpretation
- All student and instructor copies
- Outlines the full research-base and includes the various pilot studies conducted with various classrooms in the appendix