York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension (YARC) offers teachers a reliable way of assessing their pupils' emerging and developing skills in reading and reading comprehension.
The York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension (YARC) Passage Reading Secondary - Australian Edition comprises two sets of prose passages, both fiction and non-fiction, for students aged 12-18 that enables the assessment of a student's reading comprehension and fluency in a systematic way across the secondary school years.
Administered individually by teachers, school psychologists and speech pathologists, the assessment takes about 20-30 minutes to complete and is used to:
- Assess and monitor pupil progress
- Identify reading problems
- Assess eligibility of access arrangements
- Provide diagnostic information