Informal Reading/Spelling Assessments

An informal literacy assessment is any type of test that you can use with a child to help you observe his/her understanding about literacy concepts.

Here is a list of FREE literacy assessments that I have used or still use to drive my reading & spelling instruction:

Spelling Inventories from Words Their Way: this is such a thorough, yet quick way to assess exactly what your child understands about phonics. There are three different leveled spelling lists, ranging from K to high school.