Taking the Intake Assessment
The first time you log in to LevelUp, you will see a picture of an owl saying, “It’s Time to Level Up!”
to see an
illustration, a sentence, or a paragraph of text and be asked to answer
questions about them. This is your intake assessment. Your answers to the
questions will show your teacher how much you already know about reading and
determine which books are displayed on your bookshelf.
these questions will show your teacher what level of books you should start
reading. The questions may get harder as you get further into the assessment,
but stick with it! When you finish answering all of the questions, you are awarded
25 stars to use in the
In addition to the stars, you will be given a Lexile
number. This number shows how much you already know about reading, and it will
help your teacher decide what kind of books to focus on as you begin to explore
LevelUp. You might notice that your Lexile number changes as you read more
books and take more quizzes. This shows that you’re learning more about
When you’ve finished the intake assessment and received your LevelUp Land stars and Lexile number, click
to go to your personalized bookshelf.
Taking a Running Record Assessment
Running record assessments are short text passages that you read aloud and record. When your teacher assigns a running record assessment, it shows up in the “My Assignments” row of your bookshelf. Once you finish reading the running record, the ...
Comprehension quizzes are usually between five and ten questions. Some questions ask you to type a short answer into a blank text box, but most are multiple choice. Read the question to yourself and click the answer that you think fits best. The ...
Using Your Personalized Bookshelf
The personalized bookshelf is your LevelUp homepage. From now on, every time you log in to LevelUp you are taken to this page. The icons at the top of this page make up the LevelUp bookshelf toolbar. This is also where you can search for books by ...
On the main Reports page, scroll to the Class Activity table and click a student's name. This opens a detailed report for the student. The Reading Level Progress graph plots the student's scores on intake and progress monitoring assessments over ...
The Lexile Assessments page allows you to toggle student assessments on and off, see at a glance when students last completed an assessment, and trigger new reading level assessments when needed. (See below for important considerations before ...