Star Reading

Renaissance Star Reading® provides interim data on students' reading skills, so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.

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Star Reading assessment skills and domains

 

Foundational Skills

Phonics and Word Recognition

  • Inflectional Endings / Affixes

Fluency

  • Purpose of Reading / Reading with Comprehension

Reading: Literature

Key Ideas and Details

  • Character
  • Setting
  • Plot
  • Theme
  • Summary
  • Inference and Evidence

Craft and Structure

  • Point of View
  • Structure of Literary Text
  • Word Meaning
  • Connotation
  • Author's Word Choice and Figurative Language

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

  • Modes of Representation
  • Analysis and Comparison

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

  • Range of Reading
  • Text Complexity
 
 

Reading Informational Text

Key Ideas and Details

  • Prediction
  • Main Idea and Details
  • Inference and Evidence
  • Sequence
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Cause and Effect
  • Connections and Relationships
  • Summary

Craft and Structure

  • Text Features
  • Author's Purpose and Perspective
  • Word Meaning
  • Organization
  • Author's Word Choice and Figurative Language
  • Connotation

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

  • Modes of Representation
  • Argumentation
  • Analysis and Comparison

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

  • Range of Reading
  • Text Complexity

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

  • Word Relationships
  • Structural Analysis
  • Context Clues
  • Real-Life Word Connections and Applications
  • Vocabulary in Context
  • Antonyms
  • Multiple-Meaning Words
  • Synonyms
  • Word Reference Materials
  • Figures of Speech