Developmental Reading Assessment | Third EditionDRA™3
- DRA3 provides educators and their classrooms a criterion-based, authentic benchmark/interim assessment evaluating student reading level and reading behaviors in Kindergarten through Grade 8. DRA3 determines independent or instructional levels on reading engagement, oral reading fluency, and reading comprehension. For struggling readers, DRA3 helps create instructional groupings and informs instructional practice through progress monitoring and targeted skill-based interventions. The DRA3 Word Analysis is a collection of brief structured literacy assessment tasks with scripted lessons for instruction. The DRA3 is the most current version of the DRA. See our Guidance on using this assessment remotely.
Audience: This session is targeted to individuals who are new users of the DRA3 digital version.
Course description: This 3-hour session introduces participants to the DRA3 kit components. Participants will learn how to use the digital platform to administer the Level Estimator and benchmark assessments to complete the Continuums on the Teacher Observation Guides. This session also provides a brief introduction to Word Analysis and the Progress Monitoring Assessment.
Learning objectives: After attending this session, participants will be able to: