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ERIC Number: ED483758
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 240
Abstractor: Author/MA
Idaho Reading Indicator: Instrucational Support Guide, Summer 2004.
Idaho State Department of Education
This instructional support guide describes the national-level research that forms the foundation of the Idaho Reading Initiative. It includes information about the items chosen for the Idaho Reading Indicator, as well as practical suggestions to help bring best practices to the classroom. The following sections are included in the guide: (1) Idaho's Literacy Act--Overview; (2) Idaho Statutes--33-1614 Reading Assessment; (3) Questions and Answers; (4) Skills Overview; (5) Proficiency Skills (Kindergarten, Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three); (6) Oral Reading Fluency Chart; (7) Sequence of Phonological Awareness Skills; (8) Kindergarten Work Bank; (9) Reading Passages and Readability Levels; and (10) Grade Level Support (Kindergarten, Grade One, Grade Two, and Grade Three). Appended are: (1) Glossary; (2) Teaching the ABCs; (3) Fry's Phrases; (4) R. Sitton (1995) High-Frequency Spelling Words; (5) Parent's Guide to the Idaho Reading Indicator; (6) Reading Program Evaluation; (7) Professional Resources; and (8) Teaching Resources.
Idaho State Department of Education, P.O. Box 83720, 650 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0027. Tel: 208-332-6978; Fax: 208-332-6993; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A