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DAR-2: Diagnostic Assessments of Reading Second Edition Classroom Kit Form A w

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DAR-2: Diagnostic Assessments of Reading Second Edition Classroom Kit Form A w

  • Publisher: Pro-Ed Inc
  • Grade Level: All
  • Item #: 13175

Price: $286.00   SRP: $286.00


  • Helps classroom teachers identify students who need help with reading
  • Identifies individuals or groups for reading instruction related to Title I Programs
  • Allows reading specialists and reading clinicians to diagnose a students difficulties in reading
  • Provides an individualized approach to reading assessment for Adult Literacy Programs
  • Can be used with students of all ages and abilities
  • Offers a multilevel, ungraded format with simultaneous administration and scoring

Ages: 5-0 to Adult

Time: Approximately 40 minutes

Administration: Individual

The Diagnostic Assessments of Reading Second Edition (DAR-2)
provides a comprehensive assessment of individual student achievement
in print awareness, phonological awareness, letters and sounds, word
recognition, word analysis, oral reading accuracy and fluency, silent
reading comprehension, spelling, and word meaning.

Scoring and Administration

The teacher/test administrator simultaneously administers and scores
DAR tests, marking students responses as correct, incorrect, or
omitted. A mastery criterion has been set for each test, and the student
continues with each test until a highest mastery level has been

ScoringPro Software

DAR ScoringPro allows for the aggregation and disaggregation of
student scores collected from the DAR Interpretive Profile. Reports
available include an Individual Report/Profile and a Class List Report.

System Requirements: Windows ME/2000/XP, 150MB hard disk space, 96MB of free RAM (128MB recommended), and CD-ROM or DVD drive.

The Trial Teaching Strategies (TTS) is an online resource that offers
short lessons to address a students reading needs. TTS extends the
comprehensive nature of the DAR by addressing the specific needs DAR
identifies for a particular student. After administering DAR, the
teacher can log on to the TTS website and use a students DAR results to
access strategies appropriate to try with that student. As an alternate
option, the teacher can access these strategies by selecting from an
index of reading topics. The TTS website is easy to use. In just 3
steps, teachers can obtain instructional strategies to try with their

COMPLETE DAR-2 CLASSROOMFORM A INCLUDES: Teachers Manual A, Student Book A, 30 Response Record Forms - A, and TTS for Five Users