Module 1 – Intro

A quick introduction to the Jerry Johns Basic Reading Inventory.

The Facilitator’s Guide is designed for use by instructional leaders and professional learning communities or as a self-paced study to explore the Jerry Johns Level A Assessment.

Module 2

This module provides basic information about the forms, explains how to choose a starting point for assessing students and defines the three reading levels.

Module 3

This module provides information about administering a graded word list including: getting ready, administrating, and using the results to select a graded passage level.

Supplemental Materials Required:

Module 4

This module provides information about administering a graded passage including: understanding the coding system, administering and scoring the comprehension questions, and determining the reading level.

Supplemental Materials Required:

Next Steps…

You’ve completed your level A assessment with your students. Please be sure to…

  • Enter data into PowerSchool 
  • Your level A is a snapshot in time. To fully understand a student’s identity and areas of need teachers gather more information by using the:
      • Literate Discussion
      • Reading Observation Sheet