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Read Live resources throughout the school year

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Whether you are starting Read Live at the beginning of the school year or later in the year, the headings below reflect the sequence of phases you will move through as you implement the program with your students. Click on the links to access helpful resources for each phase of your Read Live implementation. If you want more in-depth information about most topics, use the online Read Live User Guide.

Getting Started

Set up your Read Live account. Use results from a grade-level benchmark assessment to screen for students who need reading intervention. Use the Read Naturally Live student placement test to determine an appropriate level, series, and goal for each student.

pointer​ Planning & Setting Up
pointer​ Screening — Fall Benchmark Assessment
pointer​ Placing Students

Beginning Instruction

Use the Read Naturally Live lesson plan to demonstrate and teach students how to work through the steps efficiently and independently. Check initial placement after three stories to determine if a student’s initial level and goal are appropriate or if you should adjust either the level or the goal.

pointer​ Implementing the Steps
pointer​ Checking Initial Placement

Differentiating Instruction

Use Read Live reports to monitor student performance in Read Naturally Live, and make appropriate adjustments to the level or goal to keep a student challenged. Use story options to differentiate instruction. Fine-tune your implementation using the fidelity checklists. Provide additional support for specific steps.

pointer​ Monitoring Performance
pointer​ Using Story Options
pointer​ Fine-Tuning Implementation

Keeping Students Challenged

Use a grade-level benchmark assessment to measure mid-year growth in overall reading achievement. Continue to use Read Live reports to monitor student performance in Read Naturally Live, and make appropriate adjustments in a student’s level, goal, or story options to keep each student challenged. Continue to fine-tune your implementation using the fidelity checklists. Continue to provide additional support for specific steps.

pointer​ Winter Benchmark Assessment
pointer​ Monitoring Performance
pointer​ Using Story Options
pointer​ Fine-Tuning Implementation

Evaluating and Exiting

Use a grade-level benchmark assessment to measure end-of-the-year growth in overall reading achievement. Determine whether a student meets criteria for exiting Read Naturally.

pointer​ Spring Benchmark Assessment
pointer​ Exiting Read Naturally
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