main
community
contact staff ecs twitter facebook

Document Number: 4214

A Consumer's Guide to Evaluating a Core Reading Program Grades K-3: A Critical Elements Analysis - This guide is designed to help states, districts and schools evaluate kindergarten through grade 3 reading programs for their alignment with research and with students' learning needs. The guide aligns with the findings of the 2000 National Reading Panel and includes the five critical components of reading – phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and reading comprehension. This site includes additional resources such as a planning and evaluation tool for effective schoolwide reading programs K-grade 3 and video clips of effective reading instruction and assessment. (Deborah C. Simmons, Edward J. Kame’enui, College of Education, University of Oregon, 2006)...


Related Issues

Reading/Literacy

 
Home  |  About ECS  |  Education Issues A-Z  | Research Studies  |  Reports & Databases  |  State Legislation  |  State Profiles  |  Projects & Institutes  |  Newsroom  |  Website User's Guide
700 Broadway, #810 Denver, CO 80203-3442
Phone: 303.299.3600 | Fax: 303.296.8332
 
©2014 Education Commission of the States
www.ecs.org | ecs@ecs.org
Read our privacy policy