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ELFA Design Framework

The English Learner Formative Assessment (ELFA) Design Framework includes an overview of the ELFA design and guiding principles for creating these assessment materials. Specifically, it describes the following:

  • Purposes of the ELFA assessment
  • Target users
  • Construct and reading skills being targeted
  • ELFA design principles
  • Sequencing of Tasks
  • Learning progression model for ELFA

Read this Design Framework before using the ELFA assessment to better understand the ELFA assessment forms.

Download the ELFA Design Framework.

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