Discipline: Professional Resources
Grade(s): K - 3
Delivery Method: Print
Author(s): J. Richard Gentry
This is a three-part, DVD-based kit that shows you how one simple diagnostic test can reveal any student’s progress through the phases of early reading and writing. You’ll watch firsthand as Gentry meets children between ages three and seven for the first time and uses his famed Monster Test to uncover which literacy phase they have reached and point toward the next steps each child should take.
Paralleling the Instructional Blueprint in his best-selling Breaking the Code, Gentry’s powerful assessment tool will give you invaluable insight into children’s thinking as they discover the pattern of meaning behind the marks on a page and you track the natural, ordered, step-by-step sequence of operations that all beginning readers and writers employ.
Assessing Early Literacy with Richard Gentry’s three components together offer an individualized professional development experience that will quickly have you assessing students successfully: