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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Running Records



Running Records are an invaluable tool for reading teachers.
They can be used for many reasons:
*to find the appropriate level of text for a child
*to develop reading groups
*to document progress
*gives the teacher insight as to a child's control of reading processes and strategies
 *useful in planning for "right on time" instruction
 *helps you assess the results of your reading program
 Follow this link to a wonderful handout with clear explanations of the purposes of running records, how to analyze records, how to use the records to select instructional level text and running record sheets. This is an easy to read, easy to use site.

http://www1.rcas.org/literacy/pdfs/assessmenthandout.pdf

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