Determining Reading Readiness at Different Grades

Reading Readiness Scale: 7-9 Year Olds

Use this checklist to help you to determine if your 7-9 year old is demonstrating the reading readiness skills typically observed at this age level.

Children will vary in their reading readiness skills. However, children with special needs will often lag in the areas of reading. Lacking some of the readiness is a flag not to be ignored. Much research indicates that early intervention leads to greater success.

Let these checklists guide you to make good decisions about next steps in reading.