The Science Behind Star Phonics

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Research has documented that mastering phonics skills is critical for learning to read, and this is a critical element of The Science of Reading. Closely monitoring how students’ phonics skills are developing gives teachers critical insight to guide phonics instruction. Star Phonics assists with reading instruction by quickly and efficiently screening 12 of the most critical phonics categories while additionally providing diagnostics on 102 specific phonics skills. The assessment is designed for all students in grades 1-6 and older students who continue to struggle in reading.

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