Before you purchase curriculum, you need to know where your student is now. Use the following assessment tools to help you.
Math Assessment Resources
Saxon Math Placement test (If the link doesn't work, look for teacher resources and then placement tests.)
Texas TAKS test. Take these tests in order, starting with earliest grade level and continue as far as your student is able.
Placement tests from Calvert.
Free placement test from Sycamore Tree.
If these free tests are unavailable, you can purchase tests from Bob Jones: Click on Testing/Transcripts to purchase the Stanford or Iowa Basic Skills Test.
Reading Assessment Resources:
The advantage of using a rubric is that it is more objective. A rubric focuses on specific goals and show students how their work will be evaluated and what is expected of them.
The Checklist is a good resource for keeping track of what subjects you have taught and which you need to teach.