K-5 Literacy Update

January 20, 2015

5-Point Literacy Academic Focus

1. Integration of evidence based best practices across reading and writing

2. Instruction on the five fundamental components of reading

3. Instruction on the traits of writing

4. Student writing using sources

5. Tiered instruction

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Georgia Milestones End of Grade Assessment Guide

These Assessment Guides are provided to acquaint Georgia educators and other stakeholders with the structure and content assessed on the End of Grade (EOG) measures.

Become a WWE Reading Superstar!

The 2015 WWE WrestleMania Reading Challenge is on! Visit WWEReadingSuperstar.com now to step into the ring, complete the challenge, and enter to win awesome prizes, including a trip to WrestleMania 31 in Santa Clara, CA!

Running now through February 22, the WrestleMania Reading Challenge invites kids ages 4-18 to connect with WWE Superstars online and become WWE Reading Superstars! To enter, kids ages 4-12 will read a book online with a WWE Superstar Reading Buddy, while students 13-18 will write an essay to a WWE Superstar Pen Pal about why they love to read. Both groups are eligible to win great prizes, including a trip to WrestleMania, a WWE Championship Title, or a book donation to your school! Find out more and join the challenge today at WWEReadingSuperstar.com!

Ready to View Your Students Performance on the Interim Assessment?

Phoenix: Quick Guides & Videos:

Logging into Phoenix Website

http://tinyurl.com/PhoenixLoginAnalysisAvail

Test Analysis Availability

http://tinyurl.com/PhoenixLoginAnalysisAvail

Filtering by Category Links

http://tinyurl.com/filteringcategorylinks

Test Score Displays ‘NA’

http://tinyurl.com/NAtestscores

Demographics

http://tinyurl.com/Phoenixdemographics

Retrieving Performance Data

http://tinyurl.com/PhoenixPerformanceData

Getting Data Reports

http://tinyurl.com/PhoenixDataReports

Item Analysis

http://tinyurl.com/PhoenixItemAnalysis

Dr. Adrienne Simmons, K-5 Literacy Coordinator