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ERIC Number: ED536240
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 200
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Indiana Reading Diagnostic Assessment: Resource & Intervention Guide, Kindergarten. Additional Activities and Assessments
Indiana Department of Education
The materials included in this manual are organized according to the Indiana's Kindergarten Academic Standards for English/Language Arts. In each section teachers will find: (1) Indiana's Kindergarten Academic Standards for English/Language Arts Assessments: Black Line Masters of diagnostic/practice pages for skill areas, checklists, and rubrics; (2) Classroom Activities: activities that teachers can use to help students develop specific skills and strategies; and (3) Resources: a list of children's books and teaching materials that will help develop specific skills and strategies. The ideas for intervention and practice provided in this booklet are intended to help teachers and students in applying strategies used by successful learners. Students will also be practicing the skills and strategies that are assessed in the Indiana Reading Diagnostic Assessment--Kindergarten. The suggestions are based on the following basic dimensions of reading: (1) Phonemic awareness--understanding the relationship between speech sounds and words; (2) Systematic phonics--decoding unfamiliar words; (3) Fluency--reading effortlessly for comprehension; (4) Background knowledge and vocabulary--comprehending by using knowledge base; (5) Comprehension--developing active strategies to construct meaning from print; and (6) Motivation--developing and maintaining the desire to read and write. A list of reference sources and resources is included.
Indiana Department of Education. State House Room 229, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Tel: 317-232-6610; Fax: 317-232-8004; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Kindergarten; Primary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Department of Education
Identifiers - Location: Indiana