This exceptional, ordered list of fundamental reading skills will help you gauge each of your students’ reading strengths and weaknesses. You can add to the profile as you learn more about each student. It can direct more effective grouping strategies with your class as well as more beneficial individualized homework assignments.
Do you have a student who sounds like a good reader but does not seem to understand what s/he reads? Retelling may be useful strategy to gain insight into his or her thinking process. This organizational technique, one for fiction and one for non-fiction, can be taught in small or large groups with this set.
This one page FREE assessment is an additional guide for parents in deciding if a child is ready for kindergarten. It is intended for help in evaluating non-special needs students. Parents should use the test as a supplement to preschool teacher assessments, as well as kindergarten screening tests from their own schools.
Do some of your students sound like good readers, but they don't seem to comprehend very well what they read? Teachers often simply hope that students will know how to read with understanding. It is so much better to actually provide them with information about how good readers go about understanding text, and then help them assess themselves in relation to that information. This test does that.
Help your children help themselves. This two page Reading Habits Self-Help Test is designed evaluate the skills important to being a good reader in Grades 3-12. Students then develop improvement statements based on the honest appraisal of their own habits.
Effective and easy to use with most reading selections, this test will help your students help themselves to better reading. Stop simply HOPING that your students learn the process of how to read and study--actually provide explicit instruction with this Self-Help Test in a completion format.