On a standardized test of reading comprehension, Bobby scored in the 39th percentile.
What is a percentile? Define this term in such a way that a layperson can understand why the data is useful.
Use the conversion table above and the Bell Curve (Normal Curve, Percentiles, & Selected Standard Scores) to convert this score into a standard score and percentile.
How does Bobby’s score differ from what might be expected of a student of a similar age?
Use numbers here “average range” is too vague a reference/summary. For example: Bobby’s standard score of 92 is the 30%ile which means he did as well or better than 30% of the people who took the test, he did better than 29% of others who took the test, and 70% of others who took the test did better than he did.
What are the educational implications of this score in READING COMPREHENSION?
Your analysis and interpretation should be presented in a way that would be clear to a layperson (i.e., parent/caregiver) or other school-based professionals.
In other words, what are the real life implications of the score in the classroom, home, community setting (whichever is appropriate)? How might the need be manifested in the setting?
What EBPs might be appropriate for the team to consider to address the needs associated with the given score?
If Bobby’s score does not fall within the average range, suggest at least one EBP from the chart above to address this need. If Bobby’s score is at least average, suggest ways to use strengths to enhance areas of need. (Approximately 1-2 paragraphs)
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