Assessments Used at Horizon Elementary School
Various types of formal and informal assessment are used to determine students' developmental levels, progress, reading ability, and to group students and plan lessons.
- Standards of Learning (SOL) Reading Test Scores-Grades 3, 4, 5
Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS)- Grades k-3
Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA 2) - DRA K-3 and DRA 4-8. (Students in all grades, k-5) will be assessed with the DRA.
Talking and listening to students
Samples of student work
Listening to students read
Teacher/student conference notes
Student learning logs
- Running records
- Word Study assessments,rubrics,and benchmark tests