CABS Literacy Quick Screen
Source: Common Assessment of Basic Skills by Judith Fox Lee & Rose Strohmaier (Third Edition); Literacy Link Eastern Ontario. Used with permission. Also visit CABS Online. (http://www.lleo.ca/col/cabs_online.html
Speaking and Listening
Talk to teachers, doctors and people in offices
Make calls for information
Speak out at meetings
Use answering machines
What speaking and listening skills would you like to improve?
What do you read in your daily life?
What would you like to be able to read better?
What do you think you need to learn to become a better reader?
What do you have to write in your daily life?
What would you like to be able to write better?
What do you think you need to learn to become a better writer?
What daily activities do you use math for?
Which math skills would you like to improve?
What experience do you have with computers?
What computer skills would you like to learn?
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