Reading Data Collection

It is vital to collect data to determine if tools and strategies have been effective.

 Data Collection
• Informal reading inventories
• Word identification: using lists of similar words and student points to target word.

• For non-speaking students, language comprehension tests are adapted by having students read passages silently, and then providing multiple choice answers which are pointed to by the examiner who records the response.



I’ve tried the ideas for rewriting text and utilizing online resources in Tier 2, but my student is still having difficulty comprehending text.


Does your student have difficulty answering questions about text when it is rewritten at their reading level and/or presented in an alternative format (e.g. audio books)?


Does your student have difficulty generating questions about text when it is rewritten at their reading level and/or presented in an alternative format (e.g. audio books)?


Does your student have difficulty summarizing the text when it is rewritten at their reading level and/or presented in an alternative format (e.g. audio books)?


Does your student have difficulty understanding vocabulary words after referring to a online dictionary or thesaurus with text-to-speech and/or pictorial supports?


             Does your student have difficulty making graphic representations about text when given graphic organizers with generalized prompts?


Tier 2 Tools and Strategies are NOT effective go to Reading Tier 3