A Vision for Using an Argument-Based Framework for Validity Applied to a Comprehensive System of Assessments for English Learners in Secondary Grades

By Margaret Heritage, Caroline Wylie, Molly Faulkner-Bond, and Aída Walqui

INTRODUCTION   |   PART 1   |   PART 2   |   PART 3    |   PART 4    |   PART 5    |   PART 6    |   PART 7    |   PART 8    |   PART 9   |   REFERENCES    |   APPENDICES

Part 8: Propositions, Claims, and Evidence for the Assessments in the CAS Framework

This section includes a logic model for each assessment in the CAS Framework and its propositions, claims, and supporting evidence needed for the validity evaluation.

a. Formative Assessment

b. Classroom Summative Assessment (thematic series of lessons or unit)

c. Classroom Summative Assessment (end of course or year)

d. Year-Long Student Portfolio

e. External Large-Scale Summative Assessments