Elementary Letter Skills and Elementary Number Skills

Grades > Elementary Report Cards > Elementary Letter Skills OR Grades > Elementary Report Cards > Elementary Number Skills

The Elementary Letter Skills and Elementary Number Skills pages allow you to assess whether the student has achieved certain skills related to alphabet letters and numbers. The pages are only available if the letter skills and number skills grids have been selected for inclusion on the report card on the Admin Skills-Based Report Card Setup - Step 1 page.

Note:

Letter and number skills are a cumulative assessment; they are not stored by semester/cycle.

Assess a student's letter skills:

1.        In the Course Section field, click drop-down arrow to select the course section for which you want to assess a student.

2.        In the Student field, click drop-down arrow to select a student in the selected course.

The student's name is displayed.

3.        Under each letter, select the skill (such as Lowercase) if the selected student has achieved this skill for the letter. You can select Select All if the student has achieved the skill for all letters. A description of the student expectations for the quarter or cycle may also be displayed, if available.

Note:

Administrative users can add additional skills by editing the Letters skill set on Admin > Elementary Skills-Based Setup.

For courses that are using the Letters (including Spanish) skills set, the Spanish alphabet letters are displayed below the English alphabet letters.

4.        Before you leave the page, you must save the data.

      In the PIN field, type your four-digit PIN.

      Click Save.

o      If your changes were saved successfully, a message is displayed indicating that the skills were saved successfully.

o      If you typed your PIN incorrectly, the system notifies you that you provided an invalid PIN. You must provide the correct PIN before you can continue.

Assess a student's number skills:

1.        From the Grades menu, select Elementary Report Cards, and then select Elementary Number Skills.

The Elementary Number Skills page is displayed allowing you to select a course and student.

2.        In the Course Section field, click drop-down arrow to select the course section for which you want to assess a student.

3.        In the Student field, click drop-down arrow to select a student in the selected course.

The student's name is displayed.

4.        Under Numbers for each number, select the skill (such as Identifies) if the selected student has achieved this skill for the number. You can click Select All if the student has achieved the skill for all displayed numbers. A description of the student expectations for the quarter or cycle may also be displayed, if available.

5.        Under Rote Counting, select the skill (such as Backwards) if the selected student has achieved this skill. A description of the student expectations for the quarter or cycle may also be displayed, if available.

Note:

Administrative users can add additional skills by editing the Numbers and/or Rote Counting skill sets on Admin > Elementary Skills-Based Setup.

6.        Before you leave the page, you must save the data.

      In the PIN field, type your four-digit PIN.

      Click Save Grades.

o      If your changes were saved successfully, a message is displayed indicating that the skills were saved successfully.

o      If you typed your PIN incorrectly, the system notifies you that you provided an invalid PIN. You must provide the correct PIN before you can continue.