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EGRA is used to measure students’ progress toward learning to read. It is a test that is administered orally, one student at a time. In about 15 minutes, it examines a student’s ability to perform fundamental prereading and reading skills.
To access the resource, visit https://shared.rti.org/content/early-grade-reading-assessment-egra-toolkit-second-edition.
Ten set of tasks that assess children’s early reading skills. All questions are administered orally and on an individual basis.
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The Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA), administered individually in about 15 minutes, measures the most
basic foundation skills for literacy acquisition in the early grades.
For more guidance on measuring student learning and best practices in adapting measurement tools to your contexts, check out the Portal page on Monitoring and Evaluation. You can also contact Alvin Vista (Knowledge Lead, Student Outcomes) and Robbie Dean (Director of Research) for specific questions.