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  1. 1. DRA2DevelopmentalReading AssessmentTraining CoursePrepared for Carroll I.S.D.by Donna EdwardsC.A.R.E. Reading SpecialistElementary Lead Teacher
  2. 2. Items NeededDRA2 Teacher GuideHighlighterPen or PencilPost-it Notes
  3. 3. Take a moment to gatheryour materials. We will takea 30 second pause.
  4. 4. GoalsGain knowledge about the DRA2Developmental Reading AssessmentLearn how to use your assessmentmaterials and follow the DRA2assessment proceduresPrepare for the initial assessment anduse the data collected
  5. 5. Assessment ComponentsCarroll I.S.D.DRA2 DevelopmentalReading AssessmentFox in a Box LiteracyAssessment
  6. 6. How will DRA2 help you guide yourstudents to becomeproficient, enthusiastic readers?DRA2 provides: A method for assessing and documentingstudents’ reading development over time. Help in determining each student’sindependent reading level Help in identifying what the student needsto learn next
  7. 7. OverviewGiven three times a year (BOY,MOY, EOY)Assessments are conducted duringone-on-one reading conferencesStudents read specially selectedtexts, as teachers record dataStudent writing component forlevels 28 and above
  8. 8. RationaleDRA2 assesses student performance inthe following areas of readingproficiency:Reading engagementOral reading fluencyComprehension
  9. 9. Implications for TeachingProvides teachers with information to: Find appropriate books for students attheir independent reading level Group students for guided readinginstruction Monitor and document change overtime in each student’s reading Identify students working belowproficiency that need intervention
  10. 10. Good Readers and DRA2DRA2 was designed with a focus onthe characteristics and behaviors ofgood readers(Detailed information about thesecharacteristics and behaviors canbe found on pages 7-9 in your DRA2Teacher Guide)
  11. 11. Assessment Guidelines Comprehension is checked orally for levels 4-24 Comprehension is checked from writtenresponses for levels 28 and above Oral reading is timed for a fluency check forlevels 14 and above Responses to predictions are recorded:by the teacher for levels 18-38by the student for levels 40 and above
  12. 12. Components of DRA2
  13. 13. Mark your bookAssessment forms begin on p. 19
  14. 14. Teacher Observation Guide
  15. 15. Teacher Observation Guide
  16. 16. ContinuumNF continuum
  17. 17. Focus for InstructionTurn in your book to the Focus for Instructionsection found on: Page 25 in the K-3 Teacher Guide Page 27 in the Grades 4-8 Teacher Guide
  18. 18. Student Booklet for level 28and above
  19. 19. Preparing for Assessment Select the DRA2 benchmark booksneeded Make copies of each assessment formneeded Assemble assessment materials Review or learn how to take and analyzea running record Read all the Benchmark Assessment Booksthat you will be using
  20. 20. Assessment
  21. 21. ASSESSMENTSteps for conducting the assessment: Give the student a choice of books Ask student the reading engagementquestions and record responses Introduce book and observe picture walk(levels 4-16) Introduce book and show student where tostop reading before making predictions(levels 18 and above) Time oral reading (levels 14 and above)
  22. 22. ASSESSMENT When oral reading is finished, have studentclose book while you record oral reading timeon chart. Then calculate the number of errorsand record on chart. Select descriptors on continuum that bestdescribe student’s oral reading expressionand phrasing Read prediction prompt and recordresponses (levels 18-38). Students recordpredictions (level 40 and above)
  23. 23. ASSESSMENT Read prompt for student to finish reading book Read retelling prompt and record responses(levels 4-24) Read interpretation and reflection prompts andrecord responses (levels 4-24) Students record their responses after reading(levels 28 and above)-book can be open Use information from Teacher Observation Guide(all levels) and Student booklet (levels 28 andabove) to choose descriptors on continuum.
  24. 24. ASSESSMENT Total scores in Oral Reading Fluencysection and record on front of TeacherObservation Guide Total scores in Comprehension sectionand record on front of TeacherObservation Guide
  25. 25. Mark your bookRecord of oral reading guidelinesp. 143
  26. 26. Importance of StrictlyObserving DRA2 GuidelinesFollow assessment proceduresas writtenMark documents consistentlyScore assessments uniformly
  27. 27. Retelling DescriptorsAdvancedIncludes all important eventsfrom the beginning, middle,and end in sequenceRefers to all characters byname and includes allimportant details
  28. 28. Retelling DescriptorsIndependentIncludes most of the importantevents from the beginning,middle, and end, generally insequenceRefers to most characters byname and includes someimportant details
  29. 29. Retelling DescriptorsInstructionalIncludes at least 3 events,generally in random order(partial retelling)Refers to characters usingappropriate pronouns; includesat least 1 detail; may includesome misinterpretation
  30. 30. Retelling DescriptorsInterventionIncludes only 1 or 2 events ordetails (limited retelling)Refers to characters usinggeneral pronouns; may includeincorrect information
  31. 31. Mark your bookOral response examples p. 78
  32. 32. Mark your bookWritten response examples begin onp. 88
  33. 33. CISD DRA2 document with expectedlevels and ceilings for each grade level
  34. 34. CISD DRA2 document with expected levelsand ceilings for each grade level
  35. 35. CISD DRA2 document with expectedlevels and ceilings for each grade level
  36. 36. Additional Assessment Tips Assess struggling students later in theassessment window Record as much as possible onassessment documents Put the date and your name on theassessment Make sure scores are within theIndependent range
  37. 37. Mark Your Book The Moving Into Instruction section in theDRA2 Teacher Guide begins on page 120in both versions.
  38. 38. Additional Materials Training DVD DRA2 Word Analysis Teacher Guide DRA2 Word Analysis Student Book DRA2 Word Analysis Training CD DRA2 Progress Monitoring Assessment TeacherGuide DRA2 Progress Monitoring Assessment CD
  39. 39. In AppreciationEllen Bruder AsterAngie BakkeHeather BurgessBrenda ClardyAndy EdwardsSuzanne NewellCasey StappCori WilliamsLisa Young
  40. 40. Best Wishes for aWonderful Year!Go Dragons!
  41. 41. Assessment Link Please remember to complete theassessment for this course in Eduphoria toreceive credit.