Goals of Acadience Reading K–6
Acadience Reading helps teachers identify children at risk for reading difficulties and determine the skills to target for instructional support. Acadience Reading K–6:
- provides universal screening
- detects when students need extra support
- is sensitive to effects of intervention
- supports the RtI/Multi-tiered model
Acadience Reading has been trusted by educators for over a decade to help improve student outcomes. When your approach is backed by research, it means less guesswork in the classroom. Acadience assessments are:
- reliable and valid
- fast to administer and report
- assess core early literacy skills
Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN)
This measure may be particularly useful for educators in states that require measures of Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN) as part of screening students for reading difficulties such as dyslexia.
Word Use Fluency-Revised
WUF-R is an untimed measure of oral language and expressive vocabulary for students in kindergarten through third grade.
Reading Scoring Practice
Practice scoring Acadience Reading K–6 with these useful videos.
Progress Monitoring Guidelines (ALO)
Guidelines for using Acadience Reading to monitor progress with reporting examples from Acadience Learning Online (ALO).
Common Core Alignment
Here’s how Acadience Reading measures align with the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts.
Acadience Reading Information Sheet
An overview of Acadience Reading K-6: what it measures, why it works, how to interpret scores, and more.
Acadience Reading Benchmark Goals and Composite Score
Detailed information about the Acadience Reading benchmark goals and Composite Score.
Grouping Worksheets for Acadience Reading
These worksheets use Acadience Reading results to provide initial grouping suggestions which the teacher must further revise based on other information about students’ skills.
Acadience Reading K-6 National Norms (2021)
National norms for the Acadience Reading K–6 measures for kindergarten through sixth grade.
Acadience Reading Technical Adequacy Brief
Design information, reliability, and validity data for Acadience Reading.