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: A Practical Guide to Assessment for Learning: Grades N-3 is one book in the Creating Independent Student Learners set. The set includes guides for Nâ9 teachers and school leaders. The books can be used individually or as a set. This resource offers practical ways to help students become independent learners through 'assessment for learning.' The book is organized around an eight-step framework for good assessment. The authors include a detailed explanation of each step, recommendations for getting started, and teachers' anecdotes of their experiences using the steps. The book includes rubrics, working charts, thoughtful essays, and reproducibles. Practical learning approaches for each grade level are provided. These include: â¢ Expanding one-word responses from students; â¢ Helping students find the spelling of words without asking the teacher; and â¢ Helping students to look more positively at their artwork.