Progress in Reading Assessment (PiRA) Stage Two (Tests 3-6) Manual by Colin McCarty, Kate Ruttle
  

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Progress in Reading Assessment (PiRA) Stage Two (Tests 3-6) Manual by Colin McCarty, Kate Ruttle

This Manual contains full instructions for administering, scoring and using all twelve of the Stage Two tests, from the beginning of Year 3 to the end of Year 6 (norms for ages 7:0 to 12:3) It's great to have the suite of tests to select from, and the table showing the spread of demand of each test, so I can pick what's best for my G&T pupils. - Debbie Brown, Hambridge Community Primary School, Somerset Progress in Reading Assessment (PiRA) is a standardised, curriculum-linked suite of tests designed for whole-class use and for pupils of all abilities, and supports the new National Curriculum. Uniquely, the series offers three tests for each primary school year, to monitor pupils' progress term by term, and provides reliable, predictive and diagnostic information. Or you can pick the test(s) you want, to give you maximum flexibility to assess just at the beginning, middle or end of each year, if you prefer. - Simple and quick to administer and mark - taking just 30 to 40 minutes to assess a whole class - Provides a wealth of information to effectively manage learning in your classroom - standardised scores and reading ages, plus a diagnostic profile which supports Assessing Pupil's Progress (APP) are all supplied - Let's you monitor small increments of progress and gives a reliable basis for predicting pupil progress and setting realistic targets with a decimalised PiRA scale score, based on the termly performance data of over 10,000 pupils nationally - A separate test is available for autumn, spring and summer terms for Years 1-6, and for the spring and summer terms in Reception - Engaging and attractively presented - the Key Stage One tests are produced in full colour This Manual contains full instructions for administering, scoring and using all twelve of the Stage Two tests, from the beginning of Year 3 to the end of Year 6 (norms for ages 7:0 to 12:3).

About the Author

Colin McCarty is a former teacher, with extensive test-development experience, including National Tests and a wide range of diagnostic tests for Hodder. Kate Ruttle is a SENCO and Key Practitioner for Inclusion & Literacy in Suffolk.She has written many standardised tests for Hodder.

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Paperback
96 pages

Author

Colin McCarty, Kate Ruttle
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Publisher

Hodder Education

Publication date

26th November 2010

ISBN

9781444111194


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