student read the lower grade level lists until s/he gets all 20 words on a list correct (basal level). Allow the student just enough time to say the word without hesitation.Mark correct words with a (+) and incorrect words with a (/). If a student says another word for the word on the list attempt to write the substitution down.Basic administration and scoring procedures are printed on each test protocol. Raw scores, grade and age equivalents, percentile rank, standard scores, and confidence levels can also be determined and recorded directly on the protocol.Since the SORT is individually administered, accommodations for individual students are built into the test administration. The following are examples of possible accommodations that would be permitted.The teacher may repeat, explain, or modify the directions in any way necessary for the student to understand them fully.The student may hold a marker or ruler under a line of text while reading.An assistant may record student responses on the written portions of the test if the student is unable to do so because of a disability. Results: Follow the manual to score the student’s responses and to obtain a grade level.
- Winter '18
- Normal Distribution, Richard L. Slosson