Your research topic might include describing or recognizing appropriate test formats and types of test items for assessing the major elements of reading growth in phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and reading comprehension in Pre-K through 3rd grade.
A paper needs to be at least 5-pages (APA FORMAT). The topic is (Teachers need to establish developmentally appropriate assessment techniques. What guidelines will help teachers in this endeavor? How do portfolios fit into these guidelines?). The sources used as evidence for or against the claim/question must be empirical/scholarly studies drawn from standard peer-reviewed professional journal articles in education.