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Your Third-Grader: Reading Assessment

Is your child reading beyond or below grade level? Don't read between the lines -- take a quiz to determine whether your child is on track. Then, find tips, activities, books, and downloads to help him improve his skills.

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Is your child reading beyond or below grade level? Don't read between the lines -- take a quiz to determine whether your child is on track. Then, find tips, activities, books, and downloads to help him improve his skills.

1. Your child reads aloud smoothly and quickly, only halting at three or more syllable words.

  • Never
  • Sometimes
  • Always

2. Your child reads aloud with intonation and expression.

  • Never
  • Sometimes
  • Always

3. Your child reads for pleasure.

  • No
  • Maybe
  • Yes

4. When reading aloud, your child mixes up the order of words that form a sentence.

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

5. Your child often moves his or her lips when reading silently.

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

6. Your child has trouble remembering what she reads.

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

7. When reading aloud, your child frequently reverses the letters found in the words

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

8. When writing, your child forms a letter by starting at the bottom.

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

9. When your child reads aloud, he or she often guesses at words.

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

10. When reading aloud, your child easily loses his or her place.

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

1. Your child reads aloud smoothly and quickly, only halting at three or more syllable words.
Always

2. Your child reads aloud with intonation and expression.
Always

3. Your child reads for pleasure.
Yes

4. When reading aloud, your child mixes up the order of words that form a sentence.
Never

5. Your child often moves his or her lips when reading silently.
Never

6. Your child has trouble remembering what she reads.
Never

7. When reading aloud, your child frequently reverses the letters found in the words
Never

8. When writing, your child forms a letter by starting at the bottom.
Never

9. When your child reads aloud, he or she often guesses at words.
Never

10. When reading aloud, your child easily loses his or her place.
Never

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