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My daughter just started 1st grade and brought home a book to read from school that was a level 16. She read it with very minimal problems. What is expected at this point in 1st grade?
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em Level 4 - end of kindergarten Level 6 - beginning first

Level 16 - end of first Level 18 - beginning second
Oct 2, 2009
Amy Kelley On 9/15/09, Amy wrote: > My daughter just started 1st grade and brought home a book > to read from school that was a level 16. She read it with > very minimal problems. What is expected at this point in > 1st grade?

Hello,my son has done the same thing.He is reading level 16 1 week into first grade.I am wondering how things pr...See More
Aug 27, 2010
diana I often find a range in my class of DRA levels from about 4 to 29, or sometimes even higher at the beginning of grade one. Most teachers will try to teach routines in September and assess where students are. Afterward, students often read material that is at or around the child's reading level. They may read individually, with a partner, or in smal...See More
Aug 28, 2010
Bump I don't usually let them move on from level 11- 12+, until I ensure that they have good comprehension of what they have read, and can read it fluently with good phrasing and expression. I had a group of readers that came into grade one last year, level 24-25, that were the most fluent, lovely readers I have ever heard, but they didn't understand a ...See More
Oct 22, 2010
Starshyne at my school, the average 1st grader comes into 1st grade reading a DRA of a 4. By the end of 1st grade he/she should be at a 14 (although 16 is really what is best). To start 2nd grade, we look at a student reading at a 16 at the beginning of the year and a 24- 28 at the end of 2nd grade.

If I had a first grader reading a 16, I would be t...See More
Dec 5, 2010


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