How are students placed in Reading Support?
Step 1: Universal Screening
- ❖ Elementary students are screened 3 times per year using DIBELS assessments
Step 2: Additional Assessments
- ❖ Phonological Awareness Screeners
- ❖ Decoding Surveys
- ❖ Qualitative Reading Inventory
- ❖ Data is collected and analyzed
Step 3: Collaboration - Reading specialist(s) and teachers meet to review data that is collected from several areas to get an overall inventory of students' strengths and needs.
Step 4: Support and Intervention - Students meeting the criteria for reading support are then grouped into the area of their need. The Reading Specialist instructs small groups on their level.