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Fountas and Pinnell Assessment The Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment Systems are accurate and reliable tools to identify the instructional and independent reading levels of all students and document student progress through one-on-one formative and summative assessments.

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Benchmark Assessment Systems (BAS)

Benchmark Assessment Systems

NEW - 3rd edition!

Using the comprehensive Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment Systems to determine students' independent and instructional reading levels according to the F&P Text Level Gradient™, teachers are able to:

  • Observe and quantify student reading behaviors
  • Engage students in comprehension conversations that go beyond retelling
  • Make informed decisions that connect assessment to responsive teaching.

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Sistema de evaluación de la lectura (SEL)

Sistema de evaluación de la lectura (SEL)

Fountas & Pinnell Sistema de evaluacion de la lectura (SEL) is a literacy assessment tool in Spanish that is meaningfully linked to classroom instruction.

SEL features include:

  • Original student books written in Spanish by native Spanish-speaking authors
  • Illustrations by Hispanic illustrators ensuring authentic, culturally relevant artwork
  • Careful development and leveling by an advisory panel of bilingual literacy experts under the supervision of Fountas and Pinnell
  • Spanish A–N leveling system developed to parallel the F&P Text Level Gradient™

There are two systems available:

  • SEL - Teacher components available in English
  • SEL Totalmente - Teacher components available in Spanish

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Online Data Management System (ODMS)

Online Data Management System (ODMS)

The Online Data Management System is a secure and efficient way for teachers and administrators to manage assessment data. Features include collecting, analyzing, and reporting data at the individual and class level; monitoring progress of instructional and independent reading levels; and customizing reports to meet class, school, and district needs. A one-year subscription is included with the purchase of BAS and SEL.

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BAS Reading Record iPad® Apps

Reading Record App

The BAS Reading Record iPad® App is an efficient alternative to taking a reading record on paper. The BAS Reading Record iPad® App records the following student information:

  • Oral reading rate
  • Accuracy rate
  • Self-correction ratio
  • Fluency score
  • Comprehension score

Added functionality includes timing the conference, saving the record as a PDF, and syncing to the ODMS.

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