Preschool Reading Screener This Screener is intended only for parents of children ages 3, 4 and 5. Most parents complete the Screener in fewer than 15 minutes. The website will not save your Screener responses. Please plan to complete all 31 questions in one visit. *Required fieldI certify that I am a legal adult in my state of residence* Yes Child's age?*345Child’s gender:MALEFEMALEState of ResidenceSelect OneAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingChild's ethnicity/race:Select OneAfrican American/BlackAsianCaucasian/WhiteHispanic/LatinoMultiracialNative AmericanOtherScreener is not intended for diagnostic purposes. See your child’s pediatrician if you suspect your child is struggling with developing age-appropriate skills. Preschool Reading Screener Read each of the following 31 items and check “Yes” if you are confident your child routinely succeeds with that item. If you are not confident your child is successful with the item, check “No.” Oral Language (Questions 1-9 of 31)Likes listening to stories that I read aloud*YesNoFollows simple two- and three-step directions*YesNoContinuously understands and uses new words*YesNoRetells a basic sequence of steps from an activity (such as baking cookies) or a story*YesNoConnects own feelings and experiences to stories we read together*YesNoAnswers questions about experiences and stories in complete sentences*YesNoIdentifies common signs in the community (restaurants, stores)*YesNoUses a variety of descriptive words when talking (such as “gigantic,” “excited,” “frustrated,” “patient,” “ridiculous”)*YesNoAsks questions to clarify or extend conversations*YesNoTotal oral language - hidden Preschool Reading Screener Letter Knowledge (Questions 10-16 of 31)Recognizes his or her own name in print*YesNoSings, says or recites the letters of the alphabet*YesNoNames some letters, especially those in his or her name*YesNoPoints correctly to some letters as I name them*YesNoPoints correctly to some letters as I name the letter sound (“Which letter makes the /b/ sound?”)*YesNoSays the correct letter sound as I point to letters (“What sound does this letter make?”)*YesNoCan identify at least 18 uppercase letters as I point to them*YesNoTotal letter knowledge hidden Preschool Reading Screener Phonological Awareness (Questions 17-25 of 31)Answers correctly when I ask if two simple words rhyme (“Do 'cat' and 'bat' rhyme?” or “Do 'car' and 'house' rhyme?)*YesNoTells me a word that rhymes with the word I say (“Tell me a word that rhymes with red.”)*YesNoPoints to pictures that have the same beginning sound*YesNoNames a word that begins with a specific sound (“Tell me a word that starts with /b/.”)*YesNoIdentifies the beginning sound in words (“What sound do you hear first when I say 'doll' and 'door'?”)*YesNoBlends words into compound words (base + ball = baseball)*YesNoBlends smaller parts of simple words (b + at = bat), using pictures for support*YesNoBreaks compound words apart (pancake = pan + cake)*YesNoRemoves part of a compound word (Take away “stop” from “stoplight,” and you have “light”)*YesNoTotal phonological awareness hidden Preschool Reading Screener Beginning Writing (Questions 26-31 of 31)Enjoys drawing and scribbling*YesNoHolds writing instrument with a comfortable grip*YesNoUnderstands that writing is different than drawing a picture*YesNoWrites his or her name (all letters don’t have to be completely accurate, but the name should be recognizable)*YesNoWrites some letters that I name*YesNoTries to write words or stories and uses one or more correct letters (such as “lo” for “yellow,” “r” for “are,” “hs” for “house,” etc.)*YesNoTotal beginning writing hiddenTotal score Would it be alright if we used your anonymous answers to help improve this questionnaire and the recommendations we offer?Yes, learn moreNo, continue to results Informed Consent for Participation in a Research Study Approved by the Nemours IRB. Valid from: 8/15/18 through 8/14/19. IRB # 659511 You are being asked to consent to be in a research study called “Validation of the Website Preschool Reading Screener.” This form explains the research, your rights as a research participant, and any responsibilities that you may have as a result of your participation. You should understand the research study before you agree to be in it. The purpose of this study is to learn more about reading readiness skills in preschoolers, and ways potentially to improve the screener questions. Anyone who goes to the readingbrightstart.org website and wants to complete the Preschool Reading Screener can participate. You can complete it on a computer, tablet, or smartphone in 5-10 minutes. We hope that several thousand parents will reply and that you will be one of them. Completing the screener is voluntary. There is no potential risk from participating and we will not collect any identifying personal information from you. Your email address will not be kept or used for any other purpose. You may benefit from completing the survey by learning important information about how to improve your child’s reading readiness skills. Participation in the research is not necessary to complete the survey. There is no payment for completing this survey. The researcher in charge of this study is Dr. Cynthia Zettler-Greeley. She can be reached at 10140 Centurion Parkway North Jacksonville, FL 32256 and by telephone at (904) 697-3118 or 1-800-SOS-KIDS (1-800-767-5437). If you have questions about your rights as a research participant, would like to obtain more information, or if you cannot reach the investigator or want to talk to someone else who is not involved with this research, you may contact the persons listed below. 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