Woodcock-Johnson IV - ELA

The Woodcock-Johnson IV contains three co-normed batteries that measure strengths and weaknesses and diagnose learning abilities. The batteries are: the WJ IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities, WJ IV Tests of Achievement, and WJ IV Tests of Oral Language. The WJ IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities also includes a new Gf-Gc Composite that allows administrators to compare with other cognitive abilities and achievement. The WJ IV assesses oral language, reading, mathematics, and writing.

Content

Topics
Additional Topics,
Comprehension,
Fluency,
Phonemic awareness,
Phonics,
Risk Indicator,
Vocabulary,
Writing
Grades
Pre-Kindergarten,
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
Languages
English, Spanish
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
Most subtests are not timed. Sentence Reading Fluency: 3 minutes; Word Reading Fluency: 3 minutes; Phonological Processing-Word Fluency: 1 minute; Sentence Writing Fluency: 5 minutes.
Price

WJ-IV Complete Achievement (Form A, B, C) without case (Includes: WJ IV Ach Examiner's Manual, Technical Manual CD, Ach Examiner's Training Workbook, Ach Extended Test Book, Ach Extended Audio CD, Standard Test Book Form A, Form B, Form C, Standard and Extended Test Record & Subject Response Booklet w/Individual Score Report Pkg 25 Form A, Form B & Form C, Standard & Extended Scoring Guide Form A, Form B & Form C
This kit comes with a single Examiner's Manual, Extended Test Book, and Extended Audio CD): $1,975.00; WJ-IV Cognitive Battery with Case (Includes: WJ IV Technical Manual CD, Cog Examiner's Training Workbook, Cog Standard and Extended Test Book, Cog Test Records and Individual Score Reports Pkg 25, Cog Student Response Books Pkg 25, Cog Scoring Guide, Cog Audio CD, Cog Examiner's Manual, Rolling Bag, and Luggage Grip): $1,403.90; WJ-IV Oral Language Kit with Case (Includes: WJ IV Technical Manual CD, OL Examiner's Training Workbook, OL Standard Test Book, OL Test Records w/Individual Score Reports Pkg 25, OL Audio CD, OL Examiner's Manual, Rolling Bag, and Luggage Grip): $779.00; WJ-IV Complete Battery Plus (Achievement A, Cognitive, and Oral Language) with Case (Includes: WJ IV Technical Manual CD, OL Examiner's Training Workbook, OL Standard Test Book, OL Test Records w/Individual Score Reports Pkg 25, OL Audio CD, OL Examiner's Manual, Cog Examiner's Training Workbook, Cog Standard and Extended Test Book, Cog Test Records and Individual Score Reports Pkg 25, Cog Student Response Books Pkg 25, Cog Scoring Guide, Cog Audio CD, Cog Examiner's Manual, Ach Examiner's Manual, Ach Examiner's Training Workbook, Ach Standard and Extended Test Book (Form A), Ach Standard & Extended Test Record and Student Response Booklets with Individual Score Reports Pkg 25, Ach Standard & Extended Scoring Guide (Form A), Ach Extended Audio CD, Rolling Bag, and Luggage Grip): $2,609.60.

Training
Online support available.
Qualifications
Purchasing requires a master's degree in psychology, education, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, social work, counseling, or field related to assessment, and formal training in the ethical adminitration, scoring.
Group/Individual
Individual
Administration
Paper
National Sample
Yes

Access and Use

Contact

800-323-9540

Peer-Reviewed Study Citations

Dombrowski, Stefan C.; McGill, Ryan J.; Canivez, Gary L. (2018). Hierarchical Exploratory Factor Analyses of the Woodcock-Johnson IV Full Test Battery: Implications for CHC Application in School Psychology. School Psychology Quarterly, v33 n2 p235-250.;

Cormier, D. C., Bulut, O., Singh, D., Kennedy, K. E., Wang, K., Heudes, A., & Lekwa, A. J. (2018). A Systematic Examination of the Linguistic Demand of Cognitive Test Directions Administered to School-Age Populations. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 36(4), 337–353. https://doi.org/10.1177/0734282916678336

Pilkauskas, N. V., Brooks-Gunn, J., & Waldfogel, J. (2018). Maternal Employment Stability in Early Childhood: Links with Child Behavior and Cognitive Skills. Developmental Psychology, 54(3), 410–427. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000438;

Abry, T., Granger, K. L., Bryce, C. I., Taylor, M., Swanson, J., & Bradley, R. H. (2018). First Grade Classroom-Level Adversity: Associations with Teaching Practices, Academic Skills, and Executive Functioning. School Psychology Quarterly, 33(4), 547–560. https://doi.org/10.1037/spq0000235;

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring,
Manual scoring
Referencing
Norm-referenced
Open Access
No
Used in Peer-Reviewed Research
Yes
Psychometric Citations

McGrew, K., LaForte, E., & Schrank, F. (2014). Woodcock-Johnson IV Technical Manual. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Retrieved from https://www.wjscore.com/Files/WJIVTechnicalManual.PDF;

Villarreal, V. (2015). Test Review: Woodcock-Johnson IV Tests of Achievement. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0734282915569447;

Reynolds, M. R., & Niileksela, C. R. (2015). Test Review: Schrank, F. A., McGrew, K. S., & Mather, N. (2014). Woodcock-Johnson IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 33(4), 381–390. https://doi.org/10.1177/0734282915571408;