Literacy Common Assessments:

ASSESSMENT
When to administer
Levels
DRA (Developmental Reading Assessment)
August and February
1-5 (KG when appropriate)
Unit of Study Assessment
End of each unit
K-5
Spelling Inventory
August and May
K-5
Writing Sample
August and May (*January is optional)
K-5
EVT, PPVT
August and May
PreK
Other running records
(Fountas & Pinnell, TCRWP, Scholastic)
As needed




EXTERNAL ASSESSMENTS:


MAP (Measure of Academic Performance)
Aug and May
3, 4 and 5
ISB (International Schools Assessment)
October
3 and 5