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Assign either the Reading Level or Placement Test (CARS & STARS Series)

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If you already have an idea of what each student’s reading level should be, you can directly assign them an individual reading level on which to begin.

Please note: The teacher assigned to their classroom(s), or the teacher with the School Administrator role, can both directly assign students to individual reading levels.

  1. Navigate to the main menu and click on the Reading Levels section.
  2. Click on the View Reading Level List link.
  3. Choose an appropriate Classroom from the Classroom field.
  4. Choose the All option from the Current Reading Level field.
  5. Click the Submit button.

Assign assessment to a single student

  1. To assign a reading level to an individual student, move your cursor onto the student’s row and, under the Action column, click on the Assign New Reading Level button.
  2. In the What Would You Like to Do? field, choose Assign Reading Level.
  3. Choose a reading level from the Reading Level field.
  4. Click on the Submit button.

Assign assessment to a small group

  1. To assign a reading level to a group of students, select the checkbox next to each student’s details and click on the Mark button found on the bottom of the page, ensuring that you have the correct number of students selected.
  2. In the What Would You Like to Do? field, choose Assign Reading Level to the selected students.
  3. Choose a reading level from the Reading Level field.
  4. Click on the Submit button.

You can click on the green plus symbol to reveal more detailed information about how each student’s assigned reading level relates to the CARS and STARS series as a whole.

Assign assessment to the whole class

  1. To assign a reading level to the whole class, click on the View All button and then the Select All button.
  2. Click on the Mark button, ensuring that you have the correct number of students selected.
  3. In the What Would You Like to Do? field, choose Assign Reading Level to the selected students.
  4. Choose a reading level from the Reading Level field.
  5. Click on the Submit button.

The Pre-Reading Level (P and AA) is currently only available for students with a Virtual Account. A Trial or Subscription Account does not include the pre-reading level. Learn more

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