The Predictive Assessment of Reading (PAR) can be used to measure a student's reading level, identify skills in need of intervention, monitor progress, and predict future reading achievement. The assessment contains four reading subtests that can be administered to special needs, gifted, ELL students, and developing students in grades PreK-3.
Fluency; Phonemic Awareness; Phonics; Vocabulary
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Catts, H. W., Herrera, S., Nielsen, D. C., & Bridges, M. S. (2015). Early prediction of reading comprehension within the simple view framework. Reading and Writing, 28(9), 1407-1425. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11145-015-9576-x
Savage, C. (2022). Considerations for use of early grades reading assessments. EdInstruments Brief, Annenberg Institute for School Reform, Brown University. https://edinstruments.org/resources/early-grades-reading-assessments
Wood, F. (2013). PAR PreK to Grade 3 edition: Technical manual. Wake Forest School of Medicine. http://onlinepar.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/PAR2BTechManual.pdf