• D200 Guidelines for Instructional Reading Fountas and Pinnell Levels by Trimester



    End of Trimester 1

    End of Trimester 2

    End of Trimester 3

    K



    Students should be reading at levels A-C.  This is not reported on the report card until the end of the year.   

    Above        F - M

    On             C-D-E

    Below        A-B

    1

    Above       I - N

    On             E- F- G-H

    Below       D and Below

    Above        K - O

    On             G- H-I-J

    Below        F and below

    Above        L - P

    On              I-J-K

    Below        H and below

    2

    Above      M -Q

    On            J-K-L

    Below       I and below

    Above        N -R

    On              K-L- M

    Below        J and below

    Above       O -S

    On-            L-M-N

    Below        K and below

    3

    Above      P -T

    On            M-N-O

    Below      L and below

    Above       Q -U

    On             N-O-P

    Below       M and below

    Above       R -V

    On            O-P- Q

    Below      N and below

    4

    Above      S -W

    On            P-Q-R

    Below      O and below

    Above      T -X

    On            Q- R -S

    Below      P and below

    Above       U -Y

    On             R-S-T

    Below       Q and below

    5

    Above-    V -Z

    On-           S-T-U

    Below      R and below

    Above      W -Z

    On-           T-U-V

    Below       S and below

    Above       X -Z

    On             U-V-W

    Below       T and below

    Do not assess beyond the above grade level (GL) range of the trimester you are testing.    Assess the student only to the level that is appropriate for instruction.                                      

    Future District Minimum Fountas and Pinnell Assessment Calendar


    By mid October (in time for T1 conferences)

    By March 1 (in time for end of Trimester 2)

    End of Year

    K


    X

    X

    1

    X

    X

    X

    2

    X

    X

    X

    3

    X

    Only students that are below level on multiple assessments

    Only students that are below level on multiple assessments

    4

    X

    Only students that are below level on multiple assessments

    Only students that are below level on multiple assessments

    5

    X

    Only students that are below level on multiple assessments



    Updated 5/2015