First-grade reading tests measure early reader skills, including basic comprehension, phonics and sequencing. Each state has its own guidelines and test evaluation criteria, and standardized testing often begins at highe... More » Education Standardized Tests

To improve a first-grade student's reading skills at home, read with him, and point out common words such as "the," "to" and "and" to help him read more quickly. Explain punctuation marks and what makes a complete senten... More » Education K-12

To pick reading books appropriate for first grade, find a book that matches the child's vocabulary, reading level and interests. Even children in the same grade can have very different reading abilities. Many children's ... More » Art & Literature Literature Children's Books

Accelerated reading tests are a battery of tests that assess students' reading comprehension skills on individual books in the Accelerated Reader program. Renaissance Learning, Inc. developed the Accelerated Reader progr... More » Education Standardized Tests

The North Carolina Public School End-of-Grade practice test covers reading comprehension in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, content and consumer categories, and mathematics for third to eighth grade. As of October 2015, no... More » Education Standardized Tests

The STAR reading test is used in kindergarten through 12th grade schools to assess skills in the areas of language, foundational skills and reading literature and informational texts. The test is in a format that adapts ... More » Education Standardized Tests

Second grade reading tests typically include questions that test reading comprehension of a story or phrase, word meaning and usage, and application of key facts and words in written answers. Second grade reading questio... More » Education K-12