Qualitative Reading Inventory (QRI)--

RACE Strategy--a writing strategy used to help students respond successfully to short answer essay questions

R = Restate

A=Answer the question

C= Cite evidence to support your answer.

E= Explain your evidence.

Rating Scales

 Reading Disorders

Reading Inventories

Receptive Language--the ability to attach meanings to words, gestures, based on experience; understanding what another person is saying.


Recoupment--the amount of time required for a student to regain skills that are lost during an instructional break.

Regression--the amount of loss of skills a child experiences over an instructional break

Regular Admissions

Regular Education--a general term used for the placement of most students who are not classified as special education students

Related Services--a special education term meaning transportation and such developmental, corrective, and other supportive services as are required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education, and includes speech-language pathology and audiology services, interpreting services, psychological services, physical and occupational therapy, recreation, including therapeutic recreation, early identification and assessment of disabilities in children, counseling services, including rehabilitation counseling, orientation and mobility services, and medical services for diagnostic or evaluation purposes. Related services also include school health services and school nurse services, social work services in schools, and parent counseling and training. According to the IDEA statute, “the term does not include a medical device that is surgically implanted, or the replacement of such device.”

Research Based


 Response to Intervention (RTI)--a multi-step process of providing educational supports and instruction to children who are struggling learners. Individual children’s progress is monitored and results are used to make decisions about further instruction and intervention. RtI is most commonly used in addressing problems with reading and mathematics, but it can also be used in other areas. The RtI process is flexible and designed by school districts to meet the needs of their students. RtI may be used as part of an evaluation to identify a child as having a specific learning disability.

Resume--a summary of one’s education, activities, talents, hobbies, work history, etc.

Retention--the ability to remember, keep or hold onto something; keeping a student in one grade instead of promoting them to the next.

Retention Rate--the number of originally accepted students who graduate from a college/university within 4, 5, or 6 years

Revising--the act of examining the organization, idea development, style, etc. of a piece text 

Rubric--are guides for grading tests, assignments, writings, projects, or other student work. Rubrics describe what the work must include to be considered excellent or satisfactory. Rubrics should be given to students in advance so that they know what is expected.


A       B-C       D-E       F-G       H-I-J-K       L-M       N-O       P       Q-R       S       T-U       V-W-X-Y-Z    

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