How it can be used for bottom portion of chart:
Reading 3D is a reading record on a handheld palm available from Wireless Generation.† The instrument balances the assessment of foundational skills with Text, Reading and Comprehension (TRC) diagnostics, giving a complete picture of a studentís reading development.† Teachers administer the TRC to collect a variety of reading and comprehension information.† The assessment involves a child reading a passage from a leveled reader to combine quick indications of early skill development with deep observations of studentsí interactions with authentic texts.† Reading 3D is intended to be used for grades K-5.† The assessment can be used for both determining benchmarks and for progress monitoring.† A series of charts are provided from the assessments to provide data for grouping and to aid in instructional decision making.
Home Connection is an add-on module that supports educatorsí efforts to encourage parent involvement in their childrenís education.† The home connection piece enables parents to:
∑ be aware of the schoolís assessment schedule,
∑ quickly reference the latest benchmark scores with graphical depictions,
∑ understand assessment measures with clear, understandable terms, and to
∑ understand specific details about a childís strengths and weaknesses.