Fox in a Box® aligns with the Reading First Essential Elements: Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension. You'll gain diagnostic information through one-on-one interviews that will help you identify struggling readers and their learning needs, and monitor each child's progress on literacy benchmarks.
Subject Area and Grades
- Literacy (Grades K–3)
- Hand scoring
- Hands-on and verbal activities
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This unique K–3 literacy assessment helps you identify strengths and areas ofopportunity for early readers and provides learning activities that go beyond right or wrong answers. It’s a valid and reliable way to measure early learners’ development in reading, listening, speaking, and writing.
Test students on all Reading First elements:
- Phonemic Awareness
- Reading Comprehension
The assessment model below shows how teachers can use Fox in a Box to guide children on their learning journey.
Use Fox in a Box to monitor student progress throughout the school year. Everything you need is included in the Fox in a Box kit.
- Developmentally-appropriate, observational assessments
- One-on-one assessments
- Intervention activities available online
- Assessment activities aligned to federal and state standards
- Complete kit of teaching and test administration materials: Teacher’s Guide, Observation and Scoring Record, Staff Development DVD, Fox Puppet, and Activity Cards
Fox in a Box, Second Edition assessments align with federal Reading First goals, which are designed to help every child become a reader by third grade.
Teachers can download Fox in a Box, Second Edition intervention activities to provide additional instruction to students who have scored below benchmarks.
Sample Intervention Activity:
Using developmentally appropriate, hands-on activities and interviewing techniques, Fox in a Box helps you identify individual learning needs and then use your observations to plan instruction.
Interactive materials, including a storybook and a Fox puppet, make it easy to involve students in the testing process and inspire their best performance.