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Developmental Reading Assessment | Third Edition

(DRA3)

DRA offers educators the tools they need to observe and document student reading level and helps inform instructional practice.

Publication date:

2019

Administration:

Paper-and-pencil or Online

Age range:

Grades K–8

Scoring Options:

Manual, Online

Indicative qualification Level:

B

System requirements:

DRA3 can be used on a laptop, desktop or tablet. Mac recommendations: Safari or Chrome. PC recommendations: Firefox or Internet Explorer.

Pricing & Ordering

 

Order today, and save 10% on each kit purchased, with the added bonus of 30 free student licenses on our new digital platform for the 2019-2020 school year! Offer expires August 31, 2019.

* Pre-publication pricing is noted below. No additional discounts available.

 

 

  • DRA3 Kit Grades K-3

    A102001600001

    Includes Benchmark Assessment Books, K-3 Teacher Guide, Word Analysis Teacher Guide, Progress Monitoring Teacher Guide, Blackline Masters Book, Word Analysis Student Assessment Book, Routine Cards, Level Estimator, Direction Card, student folders, hanging files. For a limited time, a 12-month online subscription good through the 2019-2020 school year for up to 30 students is included with each kit purchased.

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $382.50

    Qualification Level A

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  • DRA3 Benchmark Package Grades K-1

    A102001600003

    Replacement Assessment Book set for DRA levels A-16

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $231.00

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  • DRA3 Benchmark Package Grades 2-4

    A102001600004

    Replacement Assessment Book set for DRA levels 18-40

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $176.00

    Qualification Level A

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  • DRA3 Routine Cards Grades 1-6

    A102001600005

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $38.00

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  • DRA3 Benchmark Teacher Guide Grades K-3

    A102001600006

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $45.00

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  • DRA3 Word Analysis Teacher Guide

    A102001600007

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $45.00

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  • DRA3 Progress Monitoring Teacher Guide

    A102001600008

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $45.00

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  • DRA3 Laminated Level Estimator Word List

    A102001600010

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $12.50

    Qualification Level A

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  • DRA3 Blackline Masters Book Grades K-3

    A102001600011

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $58.00

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  • DRA3 Student Folder Grades K-3

    A102001600012

    Pkg. of 30

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    Price: $18.00

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  • DRA3 Directions Card Grades K-3

    A102001600013

    Record of Oral Reading Guidelines and Assessment Procedures overview

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    Price: $5.00

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  • DRA3 Hanging Files Grades K-3

    A102001600015

    Pkg. of 74

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $60.00

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  • DRA3 Word Analysis Student Assessment Book

    A102001600014

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $41.00

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  • DRA3 Kit Grades 4-8

    A102001600016

    Includes Benchmark Assessment Books, 4-8 Teacher Guide, Word Analysis Teacher Guide, Progress Monitoring Teacher Guide, Blackline Masters Book, Word Analysis Student Assessment Book, Routine Cards, Level Estimator, Direction Card, student folders, hanging files. For a limited time, a 12-month online subscription good through the 2019-2020 school year for up to 30 students is included with each kit purchased.

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $315.00

    Qualification Level A

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  • DRA3 Benchmark Teacher Guide Grades 4-8

    A102001600019

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $45.00

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  • DRA3 Benchmark Package Grades 4-8

    A102001600018

    Replacement Assessment Book set for DRA levels 40-80 and Intermediate Bridge levels 20-38

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $176.00

    Qualification Level A

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  • DRA3 Hanging Files Grades 4-8

    A102001600021

    Pkg. of 32

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $45.00

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  • DRA3 Directions Card Grades 4-8

    A102001600020

    Record of Oral Reading Guidelines and Assessment Procedures overview

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $5.00

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  • DRA3 Student Folder Grades 4-8

    A102001600023

    Pkg. of 30

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $18.00

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  • DRA3 Blackline Masters Book Grades 4-8

    A102001600022

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $58.00

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  • DRA3 1-year license per student

    A102001600024

    As a new kit purchaser, you can obtain 30 free student licenses to the DRA3 digital version, our web based administration and scoring platform for the DRA3. License term is within the current school year (Aug 1 - Jul 31). For example, if a new kit is purchased in Oct, free access for 30 students is provided until the end of that current school year on Jul 31).

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $1.80

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Product Details

The DRA3 combines decades of teacher input with the latest research to validate the premier reading assessment of individual student reading behaviors in the classroom.

Benefits

DRA3 offers:

  • More than 100 fiction and non-fiction books provide your students ample choice
  • New word list screener to help estimate the best starting levels for younger students or new students entering a school or district
  • Redesigned Teacher Observation Guides (record forms) to facilitate easier recording, and efficient assigning of scores
  • Reorganized Teacher Guides ensuring important administration procedures, decision points, and other information are all easier to find, understand, and implemented with fidelity
  • Updated comprehension scoring criteria
  • Reading Engagement as an optional component of Benchmark Assessment

With DRA3, teachers can:

  • Determine each student's independent or instructional reading level with an evaluation of three components of reading: reading engagement, oral reading fluency, and comprehension.
  • Quickly determine students' instructional needs to create a plan documenting what each student needs to learn next with the Focus for Instruction. Once the assessment is complete, teachers can use this information to differentiate instruction and create instructional groups.
  • As appropriate, a teacher can obtain more in-depth information for an individual student with DRA Word Analysis. This diagnostic assessment provides educators with a systematic means to observe how struggling and emerging readers attend to and work with various components of spoken and written words.

Features

What's new to DRA3?

DRA has continued to evolve over the past three decades. Here's what you can expect from the new DRA3!

  • Level estimator
    New to DRA! Save time to quickly identify estimated student reading levels before you begin testing.
  • Expanded book offering
    MORE brand new nonfiction and fiction texts means even more stories for each reading level.
  • Online platform
    Assess, score, report, maintain student records all in one place through DRA3's new online platform, making it easier to assess and manage data all in one place! For a limited time, a 12-month online subscription good through the 2019-2020 school year for up to 30 students is included with each kit purchased.
  • Training and implementation
    Making it easier for you... now all complementary and paid training resources for related content for instruction and intervention are available online.
    Download the side-by-side comparison chart.

DRA's new consolidated digital offering:

  • Provides educators data entry and administration in a new browser-based solution that can be used on any compatible device (e.g., laptop, desktop or tablet)
  • Offers expanded reporting options beyond those available from a paper-only assessment
  • Easily captures, stores, and reports DRA3 student data at the student, class, school, district, or even state level

DRA3's instructional guidance helps reading teachers interpret DRA3 scores and use them to improve classroom instruction, by providing:

  • Comparisons to other familiar leveling systems
  • Strategies teachers can use to build customized lesson plans based on DRA3 student and classroom scores
  • Time-tested ideas introduced in DRA2's "Focus for Instruction" and "Moving into Instruction" components
  • Clearer guidance decision points for efficient and appropriate use of DRA3 Benchmark Assessment with Word Analysis and/or Progress Monitoring

 

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