Recording Symbols for Running Records
General format: Child’s response│Final response
Word in the text│Teacher Prompt
What Is Said During Reading
Correct response √
Substitution spoken word
Insertion spoken word
Appeal for help APP or A attempt/A
text word text word
Tells the word ___T___
Teacher asks to try it again** │TA
*Number of repetitions is recorded with a superscript. Size of repetition is recorded
with a line from the R to the beginning of the repeated section.
**The line extends vertically from the beginning to the end of the section to be
repeated with TA (for “try again”) alongside it.