DIBELS: Analyzing Student Reading Profiles

Analyze the following case: A 4th grade student was given DIBELS assessment including ORF (oral reading fluency) and RTF (retell fluency); She got 89 (median) for ORF and 18 for RTF. Her ORF scores were 89, 89, and 70 and RTF scores were 18, 22, 19. She seemed to comprehend the passages better than reading aloud. She gets As in ALL subjects at school and she has no known learning disabilities. Her speech also has no problems.

1. What can you learn about the student that was tested in terms of reading?

2. What are the recommendations for instruction to target skill deficits?