Grades 8-12High school girl studying.

These specific screening and progress measures can be used to support grades 8-12 students in the areas of reading, mathematics, writing and behavior.

Note: A (*) denotes a tool that can be used for screening and progress monitoring.

Reading

Screening Tools

  • Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation (GRADE). A diagnostic reading test that determines which developmental skills students have mastered and where they need instruction or intervention.
  • Measures of Academic Progress (MAP). Created by educators for educators, MAP assessments provide detailed, actionable data about where each child is on his or her unique learning path.
  • STAR Reading*. Assessments that include skills-based test items, and in-depth reports for screening, instructional planning, and progress monitoring in reading.

Progress Monitoring Tools

  • Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI). Measure students’ reading comprehension on the Lexile Framework® for Reading. The SRI administers fast and reliable low-stakes assessment to inform instruction and make accurate placement recommendations.

Writing

Progress Monitoring Tools

  • AIMSweb*. A universal data management and reporting system that uses valid and reliable general outcome measures of reading and math performance for grades K-8, to be used with any curriculum.

    Note: For students with very low writing skills, AIMSweb's eighth grade items can be used.

Math

Screening Tools

  • Group Math Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation (GMADE). Provides all the elements educators need in order to assess all mathematical competencies, using group-based assessments.
  • Measures of Academic Progress (MAP). Created by educators for educators, MAP assessments provide detailed, actionable data about where each child is on his or her unique learning path.
  • STAR Math*. Assessments that include skills-based test items, and in-depth reports for screening, instructional planning, and progress monitoring in math.

Progress Monitoring Tools

Behavior

Screening Tools

  • School-wide Information System (SWIS). A web-based information system designed to help school personnel use office referral data to design school-wide and individual student interventions.
  • Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders. A tool to help educators screen and identify students who may be at risk of developing behavior disorders. The three-stage process takes teacher judgment and direct observation into consideration.

Progress Monitoring Tools

  • AIMSweb. A universal data management and reporting system that uses valid and reliable general outcome measures of reading and math performance for grades K-8, to be used with any curriculum.
  • Social Skills Intervention System (SSIS). Tools that help teachers to help students develop, improve and maintain important social skills. SSIS facilitates the universal screening of students at risk for academic or social behavior difficulties, helps plan interventions and evaluates progress on targeted skills after intervention.

 

 

9/20/12