Diagnostic tests you use

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  1. rainyday

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    What are some diagnostic tests that you use at the beginning of the year to establish reading ages, comprehension and spelling ability?
     
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    DRA for reading level.
    STARS (a computerized reading level) to determine Accelerated Readering program levels
    Yopp Singer Spelling Inventory
    With math, we are on our own to come up with a way to group our students.
     
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    Dibbels
    MAP (measure of Academic progress--computerized)
    Houghton Mifflin Literacy survey
     
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    DIBLES and STAR
     
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    Since I am kinder, we use TPRI (Texas Primary Reading Inventory) we use our own thing for math.
     
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    This year, for the first time ever, we used the DIBEL test. Before that, I would have kids read to me from various books until we found their level.

    We're old school, here.
     
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    We use STAR and Aimsweb (similar to DIBELS, but better and with more subjects) 3 times per school year.
     
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    DRA for reading levels
    DSA for spelling
    Teacher created math inventory based on grade level standards
     
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    We use K-TEA
     
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    Our school doesn't have many diagnostics, so I used some from my old program, besides the DRA.

    DRA- reading level/comprehension
    Close Assessment
    San Diego
    Core Phonics
    Teacher Created Math and Language Arts test based on the standards
     

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