The ADS Plus allows teachers to refine their understanding of students who are exhibiting reading difficulties with multisyllable words or words with advanced vowels. The results can be entered into the Grouping Matrix™ to more effectively target students’ specific decoding issues.
The survey can be used in various ways:
ADS Plus assesses the ability to decode complex phonics structure students encounter in grades 4–12:
Learn more about the Advanced Decoding Survey Plus.
It’s the newest addition to the family of complimentary assessments offered by Really Great Reading (for a complete list and their purposes, see chart below).
If you are familiar with the Beginning Decoding Survey (BDS) and the Advanced Decoding Survey (ADS), using this assessment will come quite naturally to you. If you have not used the Diagnostic Decoding Surveys, we suggest you register for a free webinar to learn more about how to administer and score those assessments.