Sign up children for an Accelerated Reader test at their school. Once involved in the Accelerated Reader test, children will use computer-based tools to track their reading comprehension. Quizzes and tests are issued throughout the program to measure improvement, according to the Okaloosa County School District.
Tests to get into the Accelerated Reader test are established by the school systems. According to the Okaloosa County School District, children need to sign up for the STAR Reading test at their local elementary school. The STAR test is used to establish a student’s reading level. This 20-minute test evaluates children’s grade-equivalent reading level to see if they would benefit from additional assistance or the Accelerated Reader program.
The tests and quizzes in the program give children a ZPD number that reflects their fluency level and encourages them to continue reading successfully at that level. Students will move up in level once they score at least 80 percent on the quizzes associated with the assigned reading materials. After children complete the assigned reading, they can log on to their classroom computer to complete a practice quiz. Student earn points that help them track their progression in the program and will advance as they continue to pass quizzes, states the Okaloosa County School District.