Reading Goals for IEPs

The Common Core has some useful standards for writing IEP goals that support students' growth in reading, from standards on understanding of texts to their decoding level. Each goal includes ideas for goal baselines, assessments, and ways to modify the goal to make it work for your students.

Fiction Comprehension Goals

CCS-aligned goals for text comprehension

Non-fiction Comprehension Goals

CCS-aligned goals for main idea and summaries

Letters, Sounds, & Sight Words Goals

CCS-aligned goals for letters, sight words, and phonemic awareness

Fluency & Decoding Goals

CCS-aligned goals for phonics, fluency, and reading level

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Browse Common Core aligned IEP goals for writing along with sample goal baselines and assessment ideas!

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