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The essential cognitive elements of the reading process have been outlined in the Cognitive Framework of Reading. To assist educators in organizing their assessment practices around the cognitive framework, we've created a way to easily search for published early reading assessments that specifically test skills and knowledge outlined by the Cognitive Framework of Reading.

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This Assessment has already been added to your clipboard. Test of Kindergarten/First Grade Readiness Skills (TKFGRS)

Author: Karen Gardner Codding
Date Published: 1987

To Purchase this assessment, you must contact the publisher.
Psychological and Educational Publications, Inc.
P.O. Box 520
Hydesville, CA 95547-0520


Cost $70 for complete kit.
Time to administer 20 minutes
Administration Individual
Grades K, 1
Cognitive elements
Reading Comprehension
Letter Knowledge
Subtests and
skills assessed
Letter knowledge — This subtest consists of four separately scored assessments: upper- and lower-case letter matching, letter identification, complete a sequence of letters, and write letters from dictation.

Phonetic identification — Student must verbalize phonetic sounds.

Word identification — Student must correctly identify high-frequency words in graded lists.

Story comprehension — Student must read and answer specific questions about a passage.

Word writing — Student must correctly write words from dictation.

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Raw scores can be converted to age-equivalent scores, standard scores, percentiles, and stanines. Reliability and validity data were not reported by the publisher
Notes Reading readiness is one part of this test — it also tests for arithmetic readiness.

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