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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. Phonics-Based Reading Test (PRT)

Author: Rick Brownell
Date Published: 2002

To Purchase this assessment, you must contact the publisher.
Academic Therapy Publications action=search&eqskudatarq=8282-3

(800) 422-7249  

Cost $90 for test kit (manual, stimulus book, 25 student test booklets, in portfolio)
Time to administer 20-30 minutes (for administration and test results)
Administration Individual
Grades 1, 2, 3, and higher
Cognitive elements
Cipher Knowledge
Subtests and
skills assessed
Decoding — Student must correctly identify nonsense words.

Fluency — Student must correctly and quickly read aloud passages of text.

Comprehension — After reading passages, students must correctly answer explicit comprehension questions.
Language(s) tool can
be administered in
Score reporting
and test design data
Norm-Referenced test - Raw scores can be converted into standard scores, grade-equivalent scores, age-equivalent scores, and percentiles. Sample of 820 children ages 6-12. Correlated with other criterion tests (CAT-5, CTBS/Terra Nova, Gates, ITBS, SAT-9, WIAT).

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