Progress Monitoring: Reading
Take some time now to answer the following questions. Please note that the IRIS Center does not collect your Assessment responses. If this is a course assignment, you should turn them in to your professor using whatever method he or she requires. If you have trouble answering any of the questions, go back and review the Perspectives & Resources pages in this module.
- Name at least three benefits of formative assessment.
- Briefly describe the GOM process, making sure to include each step.
- Mrs. Booker is a 4th-grade reading teacher who is monitoring the progress of Grayson and several other students who are struggling. Help Mrs. Booker by completing the following activities.
- Score Grayson’s reading probe for week 6 (see the link below).
- Using the graph provided below (see link), graph Grayson’s first six weeks of data. Note: The data for week six is the score obtained in 3.a.
- Week 1=6
- Week 2=6
- Week 3=8
- Week 4=10
- Week 5=10
- Week 6=?
- Describe what Grayson’s data indicate and the resulting instructional decision that Mrs. Booker should make.
- List two points that you would note in a meeting with Grayson’s parents regarding his performance.