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Program Specific 6–8 Week Skills Assessments

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The 6-8 Week Skills Assessments are designed to support student learning through improved classroom instruction. The Skills Assessments provide the data that teachers and grade-level teams need to increase the academic progress of not only individual students, but that of the entire class. The assessment subtests are based upon the content addressed in each unit/theme as well as the grade-level standards that are found in the California Reading/Language Arts Framework. These assessments are tools that help educators focus on the effectiveness of their instruction to support student learning.

The subtests are Comprehension, Checking Skills, Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing Prompts, and Fluency. Click on the following program links for more information about the subtests and to view sample pdf pages for Open Court Reading 2000/2002, Houghton Mifflin Reading, and Houghton Mifflin Reading Medallion Edition.

Skills Assessments have been developed for the following programs: