Tools for Planning Effective and Focused Differentiated Instruction based on NWEA’s
Primary Grades Instructional Data (PGID).

Evaluative Comprehension:


Interpretive Comprehension:


Literal Comprehension:


Developmental Reading Skills:


Developmental Writing Skills:


Environmental Print:


Phonics: Consonants


Phonics: Sound Manipulation, Syllabication


Phonics: Spelling Patterns, Rhyming


Phonics: Vowel Patterns


Phonological Awareness: Blending


Phonological Awareness: Phoneme Identification


Phonemic Manipulation of Sounds, Syllbication


Phonological Awareness: Rhyming


Vocabulary and Word Structure: Base Words, Prefixes, Suffixes


Vocabulary and Word Structure: Compound Words, Contractions


Vocabulary and Word Structure: Content Vocabulary, Context Clues


Vocabulary and Word Structure: Sight Words


Vocabulary and Word Structure: Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms, Homographs, Homophones


Writing: Conventions of Language


Writing: Grammatical Patterns


Writing: Language Structure, Phrase, Sentence, ParagraphSight Words


Writing: Writing Process




Blank Curriculum Ladder Template [w]



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