System 44 Progress Monitoring Tests

When are these given? I found the tests but not when to assess.

By bbolt
Posted on: October 29 2017
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  • AskDee

    The progress monitoring in System 44 falls into for different areas for the teacher to choose to use at what are felt to be appropriate times. Two of the progress monitoring tests are easier to explain. One is given mid-year, and it is called the “Midyear Test.” While the other is given at the end of the year, and it is called the “End-of-Year Test.” The other tests are not so easy to explain. Please see my next discussion response. Dee, Ask Dee at the READ 180 Community


    The other five Progress Monitoring Tests are designed for the teacher who wants separate information and who is more accustomed to doing their own testing, rather than relying on information gained from System 44 software. There are no set times for giving these tests. I would use them for specific students who have been having difficulty with the software or who do not seem to be progressing. Please see my next response. Dee, Ask Dee at the READ 180 Community


    Each of the five additional Progress Monitoring Tests includes 30 questions in 3 sections of 10 multiple-choice questions each. The sections are phonemic awareness and phonics, sight words and spelling, and morphology. Honestly, I’d use them, and possibly only the sections needed, for students who are receiving more individualized pre-reading instruction. Most of the areas are covered extensively by the System 44 software. These are given as needed. Dee, Ask Dee at the READ 180 Community

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