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The aimswebPlus is the newest version of aimsweb assessments for students in grades PreK-12. Each of the standards-aligned reading test's subtests can be administered in under four minutes. The assessment can be used for progress monitoring and as a universal screening tool for dyslexia and behavior. aimswebPlus is available in both English and Spanish.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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The Analytical Reading Inventory (ARI) is an informal standards-based tool designed to measure the reading level of students from pre-primer to level nine. The test can be used for students from Kindergarten to high school. The tenth edition of ARI offers detailed instructions and case study for teachers of all experience levels to assess their students' reading abilities. It is comprised of a series of literary and informational text reading passages of increasing difficulty.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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aReading, or Adaptive Reading, is an assessment that measures the reading skills of students grades K-12. The test can be used to screen and identify students at risk for academic delays, but is not meant for progress monitoring. aReading is a computer adaptive and contains both multiple-choice and open response questions.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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The BADER Reading and Language Inventory was constructed for use by teachers of K–12 and adult students to determine students' literacy levels, plan instruction, and make referrals to appropriate specialists. Portions of this test can also be used for quick screening or initial placement for students. 

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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The Boehm Test of Basic Concepts Third Edition (Boehm-3) is a comprehensive assessment for children grades K-2 that contains 50 basic concepts. The test can be used to identify students at risk for academic delays and to monitor progress. Boehm-3 is available in both English and Spanish.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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The BRIGANCE Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills II is a comprehensive assessment for students with special needs in grades K-9 and contains over 400 tests for reading/ELA and mathematics. The assessment is aligned with state and national standards and can be used for monitoring progress, providing ongoing assessment, and writing IEPs. The CIBS offers both criterion-referenced and norm-referenced measures.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade

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The BRIGANCE Early Childhood Screens III is a short screening tool that can be used to identify students for delays and giftedness. The assessment is offered for three age ranges: 0-35 months, 3-5 years, and K and 1st grade. The tool can be administered in less than 15 minutes per child, in both English and Spanish.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

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The BRIGANCE Head Start Screens III is a developmental screening tool that allows educators to assess children's readiness for kindergarten and identify delays or giftedness. The tool is offered for two age ranges: 0-2 years and 3-5 years. The Head Start Screens III is aligned with and correlated to the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. The tool can be administered in less than 15 minutes per child, in both English and Spanish.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: < 3 Years, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten

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By accurately determining a child’s reading strengths and weaknesses, a classroom teacher can develop an instruction strategy that best serves the child’s needs. ERDA SECOND EDITION provides a comprehensive diagnostic tool that measures the five research-based building blocks of reading at kindergarten through third grade. ERDA SECOND EDITION diagnoses understanding of phonemic and phonological awareness through a series of subtests that assess the child’s ability to hear sound units in spoken language: phonemes, rhymes (kindergarten only), rime, and syllables.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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The fifth edition of the Ekwall/Shanker Reading Inventory (ESRI) updates and reorganizes this highly successful informal reading inventory. The ESRI provides an expanded battery of 39 diagnostic tests in 11 different areas that enable the teacher-candidate, classroom teacher, special education teacher, or reading specialist to assess the full range of students' reading abilities.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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GMRT measures overall reading achievement spanning each important stage along the reading continuum—from oral language to mature reading comprehension. The underlying foundation of GMRT is that it is useful for teachers and schools to know the general level of reading achievement of individual students throughout their entire school careers.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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The GORT–4 assessment provides an objective measure of oral reading growth and an aid in the diagnosis of oral reading difficulties. The tests can also be used to measure change in oral reading levels over time.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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The GSRT helps you quickly and efficiently measure an individual's silent reading comprehension ability. GSRT results may be used to identify individuals whose scores are significantly below those of their peers and who might need additional assessment and intervention designed to improve reading comprehension; to determine areas of relative strength and weakness across reading comprehension; to document overall progress in reading development as a consequence of intervention programmes; and to serve as a measure for research efforts designed to investigate reading comprehension.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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The Metropolitan Ahievement Tests measures reading skills including recognizaing sounds, word identification, vocabulary, and comprehension. Last updated in 2000, the Metropolitan 8 covers language arts, math, science, social studies, spelling and reading and is administered in the fall and spring.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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The QRI-4 is an informal assessment instrument that is designed to assess the oral reading, silent reading, or listening comprehension of a student. This comprehensive inventory is widely used at the school district level for its focus on assessment of specific questions regarding word identification, fluency, and comprehension. In addition, it also provides suggestions for intervention instruction, procedures for assessment of strategic reading, and inclusion of results in classroom portfolios.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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ReadReady is a web-administered diagnostic reading assessment for students in grades 3–12. ReadReady measures foundational reading skills including word recognition & decoding, vocabulary, morphology, sentence processing, reading efficiency, and reading comprehension. Each subtest provides unique information about students’ strengths and weaknesses in these skill areas. The assessment has multiple forms and is vertically scaled, allowing it to be used for progress monitoring, measuring student growth, or detecting changes in reading as a result of intervention. The assessment was formerly called the RISE (Reading Inventory and Scholastic Evaluation) and was developed from IES grants (R305G040065, R305F100005, and R305A190522)

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Post secondary

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The test provides information on both word recognition and reading comprehension and is designed to be used to diagnose reading difficulties, to determine reading levels, to identify strengths and weaknesses, to document progress, and to serve in research.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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Tejas LEE® is a complete solution for assessing and improving the reading and comprehension skills of students who receive primary reading instruction in Spanish. The Tejas LEE® was specifically developed to address the skills and developmental of Spanish literacy and is not simply a Spanish version or a translation of the TPRI®. The Tejas LEE® assists educators in identifying student's strengths and problem areas early and providing them with effective, data-driven instruction. Teachers will get everything they need to diagnose, intervene, and monitor their students.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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The TKFGRS is a standardised test to evaluate a young child's basic skills in reading, spelling, and arithmetic. The areas involved in determining a child's abilities and readiness for kindergarten and Year 1 include letter identification, phonetic and word identification, story comprehension, written computation, general number identification, number sequence, time identification, and verbal word problems.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade

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A measure of silent reading comprehension. The strength of the TORC lies in the alternative it offers to traditional measures of reading comprehension. The vocabulary subtests appear to assess higher level aspects of vocabulary not measured by other tests. The content area breakdown may be useful to programs which emphasize the teaching of reading in content areas. The Reading Comprehension Quotient should be used as the index of general reading comprehension.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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TPRI assesses student progress in critical reading domains, including phonemic awareness, graphophonemic knowledge, word reading, comprehension, accuracy, and fluency

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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CBAL is a long-term research and development program targeted at creating a model for a comprehensive summative and formative assessment system for K-12. The model incorporates many innovations, including a basis in learning sciences research, technology-based performance tasks, and a through-course approach to summative assessment.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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This is the only reading inventory on the market to support the treatment of reading as a thinking process through questions and assessments that measure not only readers' abilities to recall facts, but also whether they can inference logical conclusions and respond critically to those conclusions. The text includes both narrative and expository readers' passages for use with pre-K readers through readers in grade 12; and is written in an accessible, inviting style. Through the use of longer passages, multi-level assessments, and case studies, the authors provide a truly effective means to secure a differential analysis of a child's reading comprehension performance.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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WIAT II assesses an individual's performance in areas of reading, math, written language, and oral language to guage academic achievement. Academic achievement is defined as the ability to apply cognitive skills and learned knowledge to grade-level expectations.

Category: Academic Knowledge and Skills

Sub-Category: English Language Arts

Grades: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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