star-early-literacy

Star Early Literacy Resources

A number of resources are available to help you use Star Early Literacy in the classroom more effectively:

Test Administration
This training video can be used with students to show them how to use the mouse or keyboard to enter answers to test questions.
Provides preparation checklist and sample script to use with students (including the procedures formerly found in the Pretest Instructions).
Implementation
Gives educators essential information about using Star 360 assessments.
Provides helpful hints to get you started using the program.
Provides simple activities that parents or guardians can do with children in grades K–3 to strengthen their reading skills.
A list of questions and answers for parents.
Guidelines to help you decide which Renaissance Star assessment to administer to your kindergarten through grade 3 students.
References
Explains test scores.
Provides guidelines to help categorize student performance.
Provides guidelines using the Unified scale to help categorize student performance.
Provides technical information about how the program was developed.
Explains Student Growth Percentiles (SGP) and defines testing windows.
Provides list of initial early literacy skills expected of kindergarteners and sample parent letter for communicating students' progress.
Provides list of initial early literacy skills expected of kindergarteners and sample parent letter for communicating students' progress.
Provides lists of skills designating reading proficiency from kindergarten through third grade, and sample parent letters for communicating students' progress.
Provides lists of skills designating reading proficiency from kindergarten through third grade, and sample parent letters for communicating students' progress.
Core Progress Learning Progression Title
Core Progress® for Reading An empirically validated learning progression.
Core Progress® for Math An empirically validated learning progression.