Digital Assessment Tool Units in Reading – Comprehension and Word Reading
• Click Assessment by units in Reading – Comprehension and Word Reading on the home page.
• Type in pupils’ names.
(b) Click on FA1, FA2 or FA3, once the pupils have completed the relevant formal assessment. The following screen will be displayed.
Click each question the pupil got correct. A tick mark will be generated. Any questions that are not clicked (i.e. the incorrect ones) automatically receive an incorrect mark. The colour in the overall total bar at the base of the page indicates the pupil’s performance.
(c) Click on TERM at the end of each term. An end-of-term overview will be displayed, showing a performance colour for both comprehension and word reading.
The pupils’ names appear down the left-hand side. For each pupil, click the colour that best matches their achievement in relation to that objective. On returning to the page, an average score for that particular unit is displayed (as red, orange or green).
(a) Click on the required unit. For example, by clicking on Unit 1 the codes of the objectives to be assessed in that unit will appear at the top.
An overall average is also displayed, showing the combined progress in both comprehension and word reading. The results of the formal assessment for that term are also displayed on this screen. This screen can be printed for use in either pupil profile folders or parent-teacher meetings.
(d) Click on End-of-Year at the end of the school year. This will display each pupil’s overall progress for the entire school year. A breakdown of progress for each term is displayed, as well as progress in comprehension and word reading over the three terms. An overall average is also generated. This entire page can be printed out and passed on to the next teacher of this pupil.
Reading – Comprehension and Word Reading