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Data you can use
Assesses the 12 most critical phonics categories with error-level analysis to ensure students have mastered phonics patterns they’ll need and use the most.
With intuitive administration on any device, teachers can complete screening in 2–5 minutes per student and get instant insights—with no need for manual data entry.
Track student learning and grade-level instruction with reports customized to align with the scope and sequence of your phonics curriculum.
Immediate, easy-to-read reports provide skill-level insights, patterns of error, and instructional focus that teachers and specialists can use to personalize instruction for students.
Class, student, and grade-level reports help educators identify which skills to target with an entire grade level, whole class, small groups, and individual students.
How it works
Assess the phonics skills of all students in grades 1–6, or any student struggling with reading, in just 2–5 minutes each.
Immediate reports show you where to focus instruction by illustrating which phonics categories are secure and which need additional attention.
Use the provided instructional insights to know where to intervene and what to teach at the student, group, class, and grade levels.
Administer remotely or in-person in just 2–5 minutes per student, using easy-to-follow instructions and a simple interface that presents just three words at a time and pinpoints specific phonics skills and letter sounds that require instruction.
A closer look
Grounded in the Science of Reading, the Star Phonics suite of assessments includes both a screener and diagnostic tests to complement your universal screener, providing the in-depth critical insights into student acquisition of phonics skills.
Administer remotely or in-person with no need for manual data entry. Use any combination of two devices: desktop computers, laptops, or tablets. Students can also test on smartphones.
Customizable to any curriculum’s scope and sequence that follows a consistent teaching progression of phonics skills at each grade level.
Administer remotely or in-person in just 2–5 minutes per student, using easy-to-follow instructions and a simple interface that presents just three words at a time.
Dr. Michelle Hosp, the creator of Star Phonics, explains why and how she developed this unique assessment.
See how Star Phonics works with other Renaissance products to support the Science of Reading.