• Reading Levels 
     
    Students' reading levels are assessed throughout the year through running records. The following chart highlights the required levels for students to be considered proficient. Students should be aware of their current level, but they can ask if they are unsure. Please email me with any further questions. 
     

    Benchmarks for Independent Reading Level

     

    1st Quarter

    2nd Quarter

    3rd Quarter

    4th Quarter

    Grade 7

     

    1 = S or below

    2 = T/U

    3 = V/W/X

    4 = Y or above

    Grade 7

     

    1 = S or below

    2 = T/U

    3 = V/W/X

    4 = Y or above

    Grade 7

     

    1 = T or below

    2 = U/V

    3 = W/X/Y

    4 = Z or above

    Grade 7

     

    1 = T or below

    2 = U/V/W

    3 = X/Y

    4 = Z or above

    4 = above proficient, 3 = proficient, 2 = minimally proficient, 1 = partially proficient

    Running Record: In reading, a teacher records the child's reading behavior as he or she reads a leveled book. The books are leveled along a gradient from level A (easiest) to level Z (hardest).

    Independent reading level: The level at which the student reads the text with 95% - 100% accuracy and excellent or satisfactory comprehension.