I created this resource because I am a special education teacher, and I was looking for ways to help my students with learning disabilities continually practice skills we are learning in math. I also wanted a way to monitor their progress throughout the year to help me write more specific IEP goals that would target their areas of need. I couldn’t find any progress monitoring probes that were a mixture of different skills from the Common Core, so I decided to make one! Here’s what you get in this bundle:
1. 36 progress monitoring data probes, enough for one per week for a whole school year
2. Answer Keys for each probe
3. A reproducible chart to help you track which standards the students are mastering
Each probe contains 16 questions which cover the following Common Core Standards:
2.OA.1 - Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing with unknowns in all positions.
2.OA.2 - Fluently add and subtract within 20.
2.NBT.1 - Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones.
2.NBT.2 – Count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s.
2.NBT.3 - Read and write numbers to 1,000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
2.NBT.4 - Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
2.NBT.5 - Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
2.NBT.6 - Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.
2.NBT.7 - Add and subtract within 1,000 using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method.
2.MD.2 - Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements; describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen.
2.MD.7 - Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m.
2.MD.8 - Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately.
Ways to use the probes:
1. For students working on below grade-level skills, this can be a way to help them master earlier skills they need to progress to grade level.
2. If you are teaching grade level math, and don’t want to overwhelm the students with problems they haven’t seen, just highlight or circle which problems you want them to do as you teach each skill. Gradually build it until you are progress monitoring every skill on the page.
I hope you find this resource helpful and fun!
File Credits: Title page and other clip art: Creative Clips by Krista Wallden http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Krista-Wallden