This video shows how to administer the Diagnostic Assessment of Reading (DAR) to a non-native English speaking student in order to determine if this student is eligible for the STAR class and also to determine the appropriate instructional level for alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

Anna Fernandez Buehrens is the DAR administrator and Shu Fang Hi is the student at the Notre Dame Education Center in Dorchester, MA.

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STAR Sample DAR Administration: Part Two from SABES/ACLS on Vimeo.

Topic Area
EBRI (Evidence-Based Reading Instruction)
STAR (STudent Achievement in Reading)
Media Type
Resource Type
PD Center
SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction PD Center