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Author: Marilyn Jager Adams, Barbara Foorman, Ingvar Lundberg and Terri Beeler
Date Published: 1998

To Purchase this assessment, you must contact the publisher.
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
P.O. Box 10624
Baltimore, Maryland 21285-0624

(800) 638-3775  

Cost $29.95 for book of activities and reproducible assessments
Time to administer 30 minutes if all assessments are given
Administration Individual or Small Groups
Grades K, 1
Cognitive elements
Phoneme Awareness
Phonological Awareness
Subtests and
skills assessed
Detecting rhymes a test of phonological awareness

Counting syllables a test of phonological awareness

Matching initial sounds — match two pictures that start with the same sound

Counting phonemes in single words — a test of phoneme awareness

Comparing word lengths — decide which word is longer — shorter word is always embedded in longer word (e.g. "cow" and "cowboy")

Representing phonemes with letters — provide a letter that could represent a spoken sound — a test of letter-sound knowledge
Language(s) tool can
be administered in
Notes This book is primarily devoted to helping teachers develop a phonemic awareness classroom curriculum. Activities that support phonemic awareness are described, and the book even provides a suggested schedule for when activities should be introduced. The last chapter of the book is devoted to assessing phonological awareness, and each subtest assesses a different aspect of phonological awareness.

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