How do schools introduce PLD's whole school screening in Term 3 (or within semester 2)?

ADMIN:
Register for the PLD tracking sheets: https://pld-literacy.org/plds-tracking-sheets/

View the video at the top of the page, to set up the sheets for each class on a different tab. https://pld-literacy.org/establishing-a-consistent-screening-and-tracking-process/

All teaching staff will need to view from 4:45 to explain the 3 functions that teachers will need to understand when plotting their data: https://pld-literacy.org/establishing-a-consistent-screening-and-tracking-process/

EARLY YEARS
Refer to page 5 & 6: Whole School Literacy Plan

For new staff or staff requiring training, the Early Years online course can be accessed here: Video 1 (Term 1), Video 2 (Term 2), Video 3 (Term 3), Video 4 (Term 3 and 4).

‘The Early Years Pre-Literacy Screening’ can be downloaded here. Present Subtests 2 & 3: (2 minute per student)

Remember to plot the student results onto the tracking sheets that the admin has set up. The online course will show you how to complete this process.

Also view this short video on Early Years data collection: https://pld-literacy.org/plds-tracking-sheets-for-monitoring-student-progress/

FOUNDATION:
Refer to page 9, 10 & 11 in the Whole School Literacy Plan

For new staff or staff requiring training, the Foundation online course can be accessed here: Video 1 and 2 relate to semester 1 and videos 3 and 4 relate to semester 2.

By this stage in the year the young students should already be reading and spelling (even though there will be a proportion of students who are still at a pre-literacy level and hence unable to read and spell.) Please collect the following information: If students are spelling, present the following screen to the 2 or 3 groups at a time (i.e. 10-15 minutes and 2 or 3 groups): The spelling Tracking tool for Foundation can be found here. Make sure you do not assess the students individually. If students are reading (2 minutes per child), present the following screen: The Early Reading Profile for Foundation can be downloaded here. Mark words correct or incorrect. If incorrect, also write in what the student verbalised e.g. s/i/t or s/it or sit. For the students (3-4 minutes per child), who are operating at a pre-literacy level and not yet reading and spelling, present the following screen: ‘The Foundation Pre-Literacy Screening’ can be downloaded here. The first page outlines the pre-reading skills and the second-page outlines pre-spelling.

Remember to plot the student results onto the tracking sheets that the admin has set up. The online course will show you how to complete this process. Also view this short video on FOUNDATION data collection: https://pld-literacy.org/foundation-year-establishing-a-consistent-screening-tracking-process/

YEAR 1 & 2:
Refer to page 15, 16, 17 & 18 in the: Whole School Literacy Plan

For new staff or staff requiring training, the Year 1 & 2 Synthetic Phonics online course can be accessed here:

The Phonic Sight Word Sequence placement test can be downloaded here. You will see there are 4 versions, one for each term. Select either the end of Term 2 or Term 3 version.

Remember to plot the student results onto the tracking sheets that the admin has set up. The online course will show you how to complete this process. Also view this short video on Year 1 and 2 data collection: https://pld-literacy.org/year-1-2-establishing-a-consistent-screening-tracking-process/

Year 1: All students require the presentation of The Early Reading Profile for Year 1 and 2.(3 minutes per student) Year 2: Only the students with below-average reading require the screen which can be downloaded here. Mark words correct or incorrect. If incorrect, also write in what the student verbalised. Also, make a note of whether there is whole word reading or sounding-out occurring e.g. sh/u/t or sh/ut or shut. If students are slow to progress through stage 1 or who are having difficulties, these in-depth investigations are recommended: download here. There is one screen for each target within stage 1.

YEAR 3, 4, 5 & 6:
Refer to page 16, 21 & 22 in the: Whole School Literacy Plan

For new staff or staff requiring training, the Year 3-6 Synthetic Phonics and Beyond online course can be accessed here:

The Phonic Sight Word Sequence placement test can be downloaded here. You will see there are 4 versions, one for each term. Select either the end of Term 2 or Term 3 version.

Remember to plot the student results onto the tracking sheets that the admin has set up. The online course will show you how to complete this process. Also view this short video on Year 3-6 data collection: https://pld-literacy.org/year-3-4-5-6-establishing-a-consistent-screening-and-tracking-process/

Year 3: Only the students with below-average reading require the screen which can be downloaded here. Mark words correct or incorrect. If incorrect, also write in what the student verbalised. Also, make a note of whether there is whole word reading or sounding-out occurring e.g. sh/u/t or sh/ut or shut.
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