The busy Kindergarten teacher will love these colorful and efficient assessment tasks
Each assessment task is correlated to a specific grade-level standard.
Activities make it easy to assess student skill level and to see where additional practice is needed.
Important beginning reading skills are divided into 4 sections that reflect common organization of standards.
Phonemic Awareness: identifies and produces rhyming words.
Also identifies beginning sounds, blends onsets and rhymes, segments onsets and rhymes, blends phonemes, segments phonemes, counts sounds in words and counts syllables in words.
Concepts of Print/Print Awareness: distinguishes letters, words and numbers.
Also names and matches uppercase and lowercase letters, identifies front and back cover and title page of a book and follows words from left to right on a printed page.
Beginning Reading/Decoding and Word Recognition: names all consonants and short vowels.
Also reads high-frequency words, sorts words into categories, predicts what a passage is about using title, illustration and text, as well as retells familiar stories, answers questions about text and distinguishes fantasy/reality.
Listening: follows 1- and 2-step oral directions and describes people, places and things.