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TeacherJC
TeacherJC
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9/11/2018
TeacherJC
TeacherJC
Posts: 2
Our district is using the BAS to guide our instruction in grades K-4. Through the research & guidance of Fountas & Pinnell, we have put a text level cap on administering the assessment (one grade level above). We agree and understand that this is due to the large amount of comprehension strategies that need to be implemented with the students during instruction. And, the text components & language aren't suitable for a student (above the "one grade level above" cap). However, we've had some teachers concerned about guided reading and feeling like they're holding their students back by not allowing the text to be more than one grade level above. We have given the information above to the teachers (about comprehension & appropriateness).
-What is the research that Fountas & Pinnell use to support this philosophy? I'd like to use this with my teachers.
-Are there exceptions, where students can be instructed more than one grade level above (for example, gifted students)?
Thank you for your time & response!
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