U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

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Strategies for Making Adequate Yearly Progress, Using Curriculum Based-Measurement for Progress Monitoring

Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference
October 2002

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Early First Grade Nonsense-Word Fluency

Teacher: Look at this word. It's a make-believe word: /s/ /i/ /m/ 'sim.' I can say the sounds of the letters, /s/ /i/ /m/, or I can read the whole word, 'sim.' For each word, say the sounds or read the whole word.

Time: 1 minute

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yil
baf
huz
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