PALS


PALS the Phonological awareness literacy system is a screening and diagnostic tool used to measure components of literacy. 

 

PALS is the state-provided screening tool for Virginia’s Early Intervention Reading Initiative (EIRI). The purpose of the EIRI is to reduce the number of children with reading problems through early diagnosis and immediate intervention. The PALS screening is given in the Fall, Winter, and Spring to all kindergarten and first grade students.