Assessments to Target Instruction
This is a resource that we ABSOLUTELY love to help us guide our intervention. When we are choosing activities we always want to make sure we are pairing Standardized Assessments with qualitative or curriculum based assessments. We have a number of curriculum-based assessments we use available in our Intervention Insiders Membership Site if you’re just starting out and don’t have access to Standardized Assessments or if you want to use something curriculum-based in addition to standardized assessment (that’s what we do) to guide intervention.
If you missed our blog earlier this week check it out because it has a nice visual you can use to share with parents or students.
This resource is all about identifying where students have strengths and weaknesses. Once you know where you have strengths and weaknesses you can start picking more relevant intervention activities. We wrote all about what this might look like over here!
Download this resource to get access to our step by step list of identifying where students have strengths and weaknesses along with some of the standardized assessments we would recommend to measure each one. You can be selective in the assessments you are purchasing, especially if you are just starting out or are needing to go to the assessment cabinet and pulling out what you need from your school. The assessments we typically use as our go-to assessments for a student intake include:
The Word Identification & Spelling Test (Orthography, Decoding & Encoding)
Phonological Awareness Test for our younger students (Phonological Awareness, Orthography, Decoding)
Gray Oral Reading Test (Semantics/Reading Comprehension)
Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (Phonology)