Explore the core components of the Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System (BAS)
Benchmark Assessment Systems 1 & 2
The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum, Expanded Edition
The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum, Expanded Edition enables teachers to construct a common vision for student achievement that effectively and efficiently engages all students. It provides the meaningful literacy learning every child deserves.
This new expanded edition boasts:
Levelled benchmark books to engage and inform
The Benchmark Assessment Systems include unique, high-quality books written expressly for the purposes of literacy assessment along the Text Level GradientTM.
To further ensure proper levelling, the books were vetted by a team of experienced classroom teachers, and Heinemann conducted a formal field study of the levelling that involved a broad spectrum of students.
Assessment resources to identify students reading levels
Each assessment enables teachers to:
BAS Online Resources
If you have purchased a Benchmark Assessment System, Pearson Places gives you access to the Benchmark Assessment System online resources.
You can find all the recording forms, summary forms, optional assessments and resources from the assessment forms book.
Professional development and tutorial videos are also included.
Accessing the BAS Online Resources
If you have purchased a Benchmark Assessment System and already have an account (your Pearson Places Passport), please send a request to access the online resources to our Customer Care team at firstname.lastname@example.org
The BAS online resources will then be added to your Pearson Places Passport.
If you don’t have a Pearson Places Passport, please send a request to our Customer Care team at email@example.com to be set up with an account.
To access the Benchmark Assessment System online resources, you can log in at pearsonplaces.com.au and select the Fountas & Pinnell icon.
Fountas & Pinnell Online Data Management System
When you purchase a Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System, you’ll be provided with 12 months of complimentary access to the Online Data Management System (ODMS).
It’s a secure and efficient way for teachers and administrators to manage assessment data.
Login to the ODMS
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