Determining Students' Literacy Levels Through Screening Assessments


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Why should teachers give new students reading assessments?

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1. Which is an example of a skill related to phonemic awareness?

2. What is the ability to read words accurately?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Literacy screenings are very important for teachers to use. Find out if you understand why, as well as knowing the format of these screenings, by using these assessment tools.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This engaging worksheet and quiz are here to help you review:

  • An example of a skill that is related to phonemic awareness
  • Why teachers should give their students reading assessments
  • The ability to read words accurately
  • What zone of proximal development refers to

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the purpose of giving students reading assessments
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on assessing students' reading levels
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the ability to read words accurately

Additional Learning

Develop even more of an understanding for assessments that test students' reading levels by going over the lesson called Determining Students' Literacy Levels Through Screening Assessments. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Examine the purpose of using literacy assessments
  • Identify the different types of early literacy assessments
  • Determine the steps needed for assessing a student's reading literacy