Why reading by 3rd grade matters!
of third grade students who are PROFICIENT readers graduate from high school.
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES
of third grade students who are BELOW BASIC readers graduate from high school.
1 IN 4 STUDENTS
If not reading by 3rd grade
DO NOT graduate from high school.
STUDENTS READING PER DAY
An analysis found that only those students who read 15 minutes or more per day made accelerated
reading gains. Students who had less than 15 minutes of daily engaged reading time saw below-average reading gains, putting them at risk of falling behind their peers.
CREATE COMMON NEED TIER 2 INTERVENTION GROUPS
PROGRESS MONITORING STUDENT GROWTH TO MODIFY INSTRUCTION AS NEEDED
THE IMPORTANCE OF
TO ENSURE STUDENTS ARE READING BY 3RD GRADE
CREATED BYChelsea Ryder / Alcott Elementary School