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AIMSweb is a series of assessments from NCS Pearson, Inc. These tools are used as a general indicator of a student’s reading health.
 
Letter Naming Fluency (LNF) 
What is this tool? This assessment analyzes students’ capacity to name upper and lower case letters.
When is the MAP assessment is administered?Beginning in Kindergarten through mastery. Students participate in September, January & May assessments.
What does a sample of this assessment look like?  Sample Letter-Name Fluency assessment
How is it administered? One on one with the teacher or another school employee
What will a report look like?
Sample Parent Report - AIMSweb Early Literacy
How can I interpret this report? Explanation of AIMSweb Early Literacy Report Video (3:34)

Letter Sound Fluency (LSF)
What is this tool? This assessment analyzes students’ capacity to connect sound production to specific letters.
When is assessment is administered? Beginning in Kindergarten through mastery. Students participate in September, January & May assessments.
What does a sample of this assessment look like? Sample Letter-Sound Fluency assessment
How is it administered? One on one with the teacher or another school employee
What will a report look like?
Sample Parent Report - AIMSweb Early Literacy
How can I interpret this report? Explanation of AIMSweb Early Literacy Report Video (3:34)

Nonsense Word Fluency(NWF)
What is this tool? This assessment analyzes students’ capacity to decode different letter combinations.
When is assessment is administered? Beginning in Kindergarten through mastery. Students participate in September, January & May assessments.
What does a sample of this assessment look like? Sample Nonsense Word Fluency assessment
How is it administered? One on one with the teacher or another school employee
What will a report look like?
Sample Parent Report - AIMSweb Early Literacy
How can I interpret this report? Explanation of AIMSweb Early Literacy Report Video (3:34)

Phoneme Segmentation Fluency (PSG)
What is this tool? This assessment analyzes students’ capacity to analyze groups of letters and decode the sounds of these letter combinations.
When is assessment is administered? Beginning in Kindergarten through mastery. Students participate in September, January & May assessments.
What does a sample of this assessment look like? Sample Phoneme Segmentation Fluency assessment
How is it administered? One on one with the teacher or another school employee
What will a report look like? 
Sample Parent Report - AIMSweb Early Literacy
How can I interpret this report? Explanation of AIMSweb Early Literacy Report Video (3:34)
 
Reading-Curriculum Based Measure (R-CBM)
What is this tool? This assessment is an indicator of a child’s general reading health through analyzing a students’s oral fluency.
When is assessment is administered? Beginning in January of first grade to students until they reach district graduation requirements (150 words per minute on the enrolled grade level assessment; after third grade; and teacher/principal/reading specialist approval). Students participate in September, January & May assessments.
What does a sample of this assessment look like?  Sample Grade 1 R-CBM, Sample Grade 3 R-CBMSample Grade 6 R-CBMSample Grade 8 R-CBM
How is it administered? One on one with the teacher or another school employee
What will a report look like? 
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How can I interpret this report? Explanation of AIMSweb Early Literacy Report Video (See video above).