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Administering letter sounds, do students need to say the short and/or long vowel sound(s)?

You can actually make the call. What you decide should be consistent with your instruction. To be most valid, the 
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January 14th, 2020 ... [ , ]

Does easyCBM have RAN or Rapid Automatized Naming Tests?

RAN or Rapid Automatized Naming is the ability to quickly name aloud a series of familiar items. The district version 
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January 14th, 2020 ... [ , , ]

Can you describe the grade 3-4 reading measures offered on Deluxe easyCBM?

Both Grade 3 and Grade 4 Benchmark reading measures include: Passage Reading Fluency (PRF). This is a measure of students' oral 
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November 4th, 2019 ... [ ]

How do you calculate the grade levels for your passages?

Assuming that you're asking about how we calculate the grade level for our reading passages as we are developing the measures, here 
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February 7th, 2019 ... [ , , , ]

Am I able to determine my student’s lexile level using your assessments?

Riverside Insights, the organization that markets and supports the District version of easyCBM has a contract with Metametrics, the company 
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Can EasyCBM generate a Lexile score?

Neither the easyCBM Lite or Deluxe versions can generate a Lexile score. Our District partners at Riverside Insights, however, have 
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June 18th, 2018 ... [ , , , ]

When were the reading stories written and when will they be updated?

Some of the MCRC and PRF stories included in the easyCBM system were written in 2006 (grades 3-4), others between 
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May 31st, 2018 ... [ , , ]

Is there a shorter version of the reading comprehension test?

The Deluxe and District Editions include a second type of reading comprehension measure: CCSS Reading. The CCSS Reading passages are quite 
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March 1st, 2018 ... [ , , , ]

Is the Lite version aligned to Common Core English Language Arts and Mathematics?

The easyCBM English Language Arts measures are based on the National Reading Panel’s Big Five areas of reading. The Lite 
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How were the easyCBM word reading fluency measures developed?

To design alternate forms of the Word Reading Fluency measure, we gathered information about the difficulty of specific words during 
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