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PRE-K LITERACY

MONITOR PROGRESS ON THE FOLLOWING SKILLS

Print Concepts

The Print Concepts assessment consists of 10 items and measures the child’s understanding of the organization and basic features of print (e.g., story title, where to begin reading, which direction to read, return sweep, word-by-word pointing, and meaning of punctuation). 

Expressive Vocabulary

The Expressive Vocabulary assessment consists of 20 items and measures the child’s ability to identify pictures based on academic, domain-appropriate, grade-level vocabulary encountered in the classroom, children’s literature, and everyday life (e.g., animals, body parts, clothing, food, common objects, nature, people, tools, toys, and transportation). 

Rhyming

The Rhyming assessment consists of 10 items and measures the child’s ability to recognize and produce words that rhyme.  

  • Rhyme Recognition: five items measure the child’s ability to recognize whether a pair of words rhyme (e.g., cat and hat). 

  • Rhyme Generation: five items measure the child's ability to generate a word that rhymes with a word spoken by the teacher. 

Uppercase Alphabet

The Uppercase Alphabet assessment consists of 26 items and measures the child’s ability to name each letter of the alphabet presented in uppercase.   

Lowercase Alphabet

The Lowercase Alphabet assessment consists of 26 items and measures the child’s ability to name each letter of the alphabet presented in lowercase.   

Letter Sounds

The Letter Sounds assessment consists of 26 items and measures the child’s ability to say the sound of each letter of the alphabet.   

Receptive Vocabulary

The Receptive Vocabulary assessment consists of 20 items and measures the child’s understanding of word meanings.

STANDARDS ALIGNMENT