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Reading

Is there a shorter version of the reading comprehension test?

The Deluxe and District Editions include a second type of reading comprehension measure: CCSS (Common Core State Standard) Reading. The CCSS 
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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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February 13th, 2018 ... [ , ]

How come I don’t see benchmark percentiles for reading but I do for math?

For benchmark percentiles in reading all measures of a test type are just alternate forms of the same structure, meaning 
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About easyCBM Reading Fluency Norms

I think it’s important to start with clarifying that we recommend using the easyCBM norms, rather than the Hasbrouck and 
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October 25th, 2017 ... [ , , ]

Individually Administered Reading Measures

The timed individually administered reading measures are given offline then the results entered into the system. The students read a 
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October 25th, 2017 ... [ , , , ]

Developing Literacy

For developing literacy, the measures include: Phoneme Segmenting Fluency - this assessment is generally most appropriate for students whose instruction 
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October 19th, 2017 ... [ , ]

Smarter Balance and Fiction vs. Non-Fiction Reading Assessments

With the addition of the Deluxe version of easyCBM, we added a whole array of nonfiction reading to our system. 
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October 13th, 2017 ... [ , , ]

Why aren’t the CCSS Reading measures included in the Benchmark Reports?

The CCSS Reading measures are not included in the Benchmark Reports because the CCSS Reading measures were developed to fill 
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September 26th, 2017 ... [ , , , ]

What is the difference in the reading measures for MCRC and CCSS Reading? Why is only one of these measures used to determine the risk level?

The MCRC measures are more difficult and designed to directly align with grade-level standards, assessing students’ skills around literal, inferential, 
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