Strengths And Weaknesses Of Oral Reading

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Hannah is 9.5 and she a fourth grade student at Martin Elementary. She is on a third grade instructional reading level. Looking collectively at the data from assessments, Hannah has various strengths and weaknesses. She is very polite and overall has a very positive attitude when it comes to school. Hannah is able to recognize many words on a 3rd or 4th grade text, but she has difficulty comprehending the text at these levels. Hannah is capable of comprehending at the fourth grade level if certain intervention are put in place for her. She has trouble giving important story details and struggles with the theme. On the Graded Word Lists, Hannah was assessed on three different sets: second, third, and fourth. According to the results, her third grade is her instruction level. According to her performance on the Graded Word Lists, she was given various reading passages to read. Hannah read the passages out loud while teacher listens and makes note of any miscues. She struggled with expository comprehension when given a third grade passage. Additionally, she struggled with the fourth grade narrative passage. Overall, for oral reading and comprehension she is on a third grade instructional level, second grade independent level.
Hannah fluency is was assessed three different times using three different passages. According to the DIBELS scoring materials, she is well below benchmark and she is categorized as “At Risk” for fluency. This indicates that she is unlikely to reach

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