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Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles

Profile 10: "NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH"

Beginners Group - Silent Reading GE 0-3.9



Description of the ASRP Profile 10

  • Profile 10 is part of the Beginners Group of ASRP Profiles. The Beginners Group is made up of two profiles (10-11) whose members scored between Grade Equivalent (GE) 0-3.9 on the DAR Silent Reading Comprehension subtest.
  • All members of Profile 10 are Native Speakers of English (NSE).
Average scores

Averages for this group on the five reading components are shown in the table below. You will also see a line graph with the Profile 10 average scores. In both cases (the table and the line graph), all scores except oral reading rate are given in GE. We explain oral reading rate farther down this page—keep scrolling!


Profile 10: "NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH"
Reading Component Average Score
Word Recognition

2.5

Spelling

2.1

Word Meaning (Vocabulary)

3.4

Silent Reading Comprehension

1.0

Oral Reading Rate
(words per minute)

111



ASRP displays the average scores for Profile 10 as a line graph, the preferred method on this Web site:

Line graph showing the average scores for Profile 10 and the user's scores. This information is also presented in the table above.


Oral reading rate

Profile 10 had an average oral reading rate of 111 words per minute.

As a frame of reference, skilled adult readers (such as college students) have an average oral reading rate of 189 words per minute. RR

 

Bar graph displaying the average oral reading rate for Profile 10 and the user's rate. This information is also presented in the table above.