The candidate has identified two books that students will read appropriate to the grade level and content area. The books are of general interest to most students. The selected books are considered classics in the field or are from authors from minority backgrounds or cultures and are NOT considered textbooks. The candidate has included a detailed explanation regarding why each book was chosen.
The candidate has created detailed plans to assess all six dimensions of literacy for each book. The candidate has carefully planned different strategies for each book and explained exactly how each dimension will be assessed by using techniques explored in the course and those found through independent research on literacy assessment strategies. The plans are perfectly connected to the books the students will read by using specific words, vocabulary, phrases, and excerpts from each book to craft the plans
The candidate has cited at least 3 credible sources and synthesized in detail how this research can be used to improve his/her work in the classroom.
The work is written at a graduate level or post-graduate level. The writing is well-organized and clear.