Washoe Country School District
Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA2)
The Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA) is an interim benchmark assessment that is specifically designed for students in grades K-3. It enables teachers to systematically observe, record, and evaluate change in student reading performance over time.
WCSD Pathway Levels
|K||Level A||Level 2||Level 4|
|1||Level 4||Level 10||Level 16|
|2||Level 16||Level 20||Level 28|
- 2013-2014 FAQs and Guidelines (WCSD)
This documents contains information about the DRA administration and Edusoft reporting.
- DRA Top Ten for 2013-2014
This is a one page quick guide to common question on administering the DRA.
- Leveled Text Chart
Use this table to help determine an appropriate DRA level to administer.
- DRA Online Training Tutorials (Pearson)
This links contains videos made by Pearson. The videos include information on preparing, conducting, scoring and moving into instruction with the DRA.
- DRA Miscue Guidelines (Pearson)
This document was prepared by Pearson and provides specific information on determining miscues.
Data and Reporting
- WCSD School Administrator Access Request Form (pdf)
- DRA Dashboard
- Edusoft Class List Report
Use to print a report of one administration of the DRA
- Edusoft Report Builder
Use to print a report of multiple assessments to show growth of DRA administrations.
- Using Kidwatching in the Assessment Cycle to Energize Your Classroom
- Tracking and Supporting Student Learning with Kidwatching
- Index Cards
Use index cards to track individual student progress toward goals.
- Class Picture
Class Picture Forms
Track groups of students on one form as they work toward similar goals.
Write notes on students to place in individual folders.
- CAFE Wall
Display of literacy skills that student are working on.
Steps for setting up individual conferences with students.
iPad & DRA2+ App Support
- Setting Up an iTunes Account
This file includes directions for creating a free iTunes account.
- Setting Up Restrictions on the iPad
Follow these steps for installing and using the "Find My iPad" app.
- DRA2+ App User Guide (Pearson)
- DRA2+ iPad App Overview - Video Tutorials (Pearson)