Presentation on theme: "Using the PM Benchmark Kit correctly"— Presentation transcript:
1 Using the PM Benchmark Kit correctly Welcome toUsing the PM Benchmark Kit correctlyAssessment is based on good observations and identifying the cues and strategies a pupil uses when processing print.Assessment is not teaching.
2 Assessment should be robust and reliable. Building the Curriculum 5 The PM Benchmark Kit should only be used for assessment.The PM Benchmark Kit is a comprehensive reading resource which provides a range of assessment information.It is important that teachers become familiar with the PM Benchmark Kit texts and procedures before administering the resource!!!
3 M S V Meaning (M) - Does it make sense? Structure (S) - Does it sound right?Can I say it like that?Visual (V) Does it look right?MSV
4 Jack wanted to play with Sam. Jack dog to play with Sam M S Vwanted2. Jack had to play with Sam M S Vwanted3. Jack went to play with Sam M S Vwanted4. Jack wanted to play at Sam’s M S Vwith Sam M S V
5 Some reading strategies to look out for: Self-correcting means the pupil is monitoring his/her readingUsing punctuationRepeating or rerunningSounding out
6 Three part assessmentReading records – the pupil sits beside the teacher and reads the text using the book. The teacher annotates the record sheet. The teacher has to be objective ie no teaching or prompting.Retelling – after pupils have read the textQuestions – the teacher asks pupils after reading. Pupils may refer to the text to locate answers. The teacher records verbatim the responses on the record sheet, scoring correct answers.
7 Conventions for taking a running record Accurate reading √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √Substitution went (child)want (text)Repetition R or √ √ √ √ RSelf correction went SCwantOmission -comeInsertion come-Toldwant TAppealed Athought√Blends m-a-n (recorded as error ONLY if complete word not said)