Reading Comprehension Assessment - PROBE2 Revised Edition
Author(s) : Chris Parkin and Catherine Parkin
Publisher : Triune Initiatives, 2020
SKU : PG_PROBE
Purpose: To assess reading accuracy, reading behaviour and in-depth reading comprehension.
Age: 8-15 years
The PROBE BLUE is primarily designed to be a controlled in-depth interview to help teachers achieve a greater understanding of how readers engage with text and what specific teaching is required.
Suitable for students ages 8-15, the PROBE BLUE can also be used with younger students who decode well, or with students learning to read English as a second language.
PROBE2 becomes PROBE BLUE
A companion/parallel resource to the PROBE BLUE, PROBE GREY is due for release in 2021. PROBE2 has thus been revised, upgraded and rebranded as PROBE BLUE to seamlessly match this parallel resource.
The PROBE BLUE contains the same forty fiction and non-fiction stories as the PROBE2.
Improvements have been made to the PROBE BLUE Manual, including layout updates and a revised and upgraded guide.
The PROBE BLUE includes more comprehensive taxonomy notes, more comprehensive notes with answers and a more consistent format of notes with answers.
There are six targeted and defined question types for a clearer analysis of the reader’s comprehension ability:
When multiple copies of the (full) PROBE BLUE Assessment kit are required and budgets are limited, the PROBE BLUE Supplementary kit provides an alternative.