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  • 1. Scholastic Reading Inventory-Interactive Training Module
  • 2.
    • What is the SRI Interactive ?
    • Interactive reading comprehension test
    • An assessment of student reading levels
    • Scores are reported in Lexiles
  • 3.
    • Who should take the SRI ?
    • The SRI is designed for students who can read.
    • It is recommended that teachers take an SRI BEFORE students.
  • 4.
    • If students are unable to read, should the SRI be read to them?
    • The SRI is for students who are readers.
  • 5.
    • Why is it important for you as a teacher to take this test?
    • What environmental conditions should exist for students during this test?
  • 6. How does the SRI - Interactive work?
  • 7. 1. Student logs onto computer. 2. Student answers questions about his/her reading interests to prepare a customized reading list.
  • 8. Student selects favorite types of books.
  • 9. Book Interest Screens Grades K-2 Grades 3-5 Grades 6+
  • 10.
    • Student takes a short Practice Test.
    • 4. The test begins.
  • 11. Students take the practice test.
  • 12. Practice Test Optional Practice Test
    • To make sure
    • student understands
    • directions.
    • To make sure
    • student knows how
    • to use computer.
    • Approximately three to
    • five questions in
    • length.
    Directions can be read aloud by the computer.
  • 13. Student takes the SRI-Interactive test.
  • 14. Compute-Adaptive Technology
  • 15. Assess Reading Levels through Graduate School
  • 16.
    • The test ends when a student has
    • answered enough questions to accurately
    • calculate a Lexile measure.
    • Student receives a
    • Recommended Reading List.
  • 17.
    • Why does SRI work?
    • Authentic text passages
    • Fiction, non-fiction, high interest low readability passages
    • Require students to use inference, draw conclusions, demonstrate knowledge of content vocabulary, and higher order thinking skills
  • 18.
    • Why does SRI work?
    • Computer Adaptive Technology
    • Test adapts to student responses. Test automatically steps up or down according to performance.
    • Adaptive technology only requires student to do as many questions as needed to calculate accurate Lexile.
    • Test bank of 3000 questions ensures that no two tests are identical.
  • 19.
    • Why does SRI work?
    • Flexible
    • Test can be administered at any computer station or on a number of computers.
    • Appropriate for all students who are reading.
    • Settings are easily adjusted to accommodate specific student needs.
  • 20. What is a Lexile? A Lexile is a unit for measuring text difficulty. The word Lexile is a blend of the root word “Lex”, which refers to words, and echoes the word “ percentile”, a comparative unit of measure.
  • 21. Test takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes To complete.
  • 22. How do you use a Lexile Measure? On Grade Level Lexile Range Student Tested Lexile: 729L Grade 7 Grade 6 Grade 5 Grade 4 850-1100L 800-1050L 700-1000L 600-900L Instructional/Challenging Reading Range is 250L Above Lexile Score. Less than 70% Comprehension Independent/Instructional Reading Range is 100L Below to 50L Above Lexile. 70% to 80% Comprehension Independent/Fluent Reading Range is 250L below Lexile Score. 80% to 90% Comprehension
  • 23. Recommended Reading List
    • Selected Interest areas based
    • on initial selection
    • Measured Reading Level
    • reported in Lexiles
    • Grade Level –
    • Developmentally appropriate
  • 24.
    • How often should the SRI be given?
    • What possible exceptions might exist?