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What is RtI?

RtI is the model of intervention that a school district follows when responding to students who are below grade level in their core reading and math abilities.
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Who should take DORA?

Anyone reading student can take this assessment. If the user does not know letters and sounds, this assessment may be too difficult and may not report scores that would be helpful to you.
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What are the sub-skills that DORA measures?

DORA tests six individual reading sub-skills. There are many different ways to think about reading instruction, however there is a general industry consensus that each reader must have the ability to 1) sound out words 2) memorize words and 3) understand words and phrases well enough to make contextual guesses about unfamiliar words when necessary and to make sense of the text.
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