{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Assessing Expository Discourse Abilities across Elementary, Middle, and High School

Activity Steps

Description

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In this article, the authors focus is on how to use language sample analysis to assess the expository language abilities of students in all grades. They provide example discourse samples and information on how these samples can be used for intervention planning. When curriculum-based materials are used for language sample analysis, there is improved identification of students who struggle with complex classroom language.

Accreditation

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate Level, Professional Area).

Purpose of Activity

To gain knowledge about the use of language sample analysis (LSA) to collect information regarding expository discourse in order to guide intervention for production and comprehension of academic language across grade levels.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the importance of assessing expository discourse across grade levels.
  2. Identify ways to use language sample analysis (LSA) to collect information about expository discourse.
  3. Explain how to use LSA to guide intervention for production and comprehension of academic language.
Price: $15.00

Credits:

  • ASHA 0.1 CEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Levels, Professional Area).

Test Code: TLD2203
Published: Apr/Jun 2020
Expires: 12/31/2022
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Jennifer P. Lundine, PhD
Specialties: Language, Speech