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Reading

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 ... [ , ]

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 were developed to fill a need for easier-access reading comprehension measures for students still developing their 
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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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May 11th, 2017 ... [ , ]

What accommodations are there for the online portions of easyCBM CCSS Math and Reading for blind and visually impaired students?

All of the math items include a read-aloud option (grades K-8), but it does not describe any pictures or graphs 
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May 9th, 2017 ... [ , , , , ]

Why are there no K-2 grade level benchmarks/progress monitoring probes for the CCSS Reading?

The CCSS Reading assessments, shorter comprehension passages with associated questions for students, are indeed available for Grades 3-8 only. This 
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May 5th, 2017 ... [ , , , ]

Do you have any nonfiction multiple-choice reading comprehension probes?

Yes we do. With the addition of the Deluxe version of easyCBM, we added a whole array of nonfiction reading 
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March 15th, 2017 ... [ , , ]

Why does easyCBM not have nonsense word fluency measures?

When we were developing the easyCBM system, we considered the different possible assessment types very carefully. We wanted to include 
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March 8th, 2017 ... [ , , ]

What font do you use for your reading passages?

The font we use in our reading passages is Comic Sans.

February 15th, 2017 ... [ , ]

CCSS Reading Measures and Standards Alignment

The CCSS (Common Core State Standards) reading measures are comprehension assessments utilizing a variety of text. For example, informational text, 
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