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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. Analytical Reading Inventory (8th Edition)

Author: Mary Lynn Woods and Alden J. Moe
Date Published: 2007

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Pearson Education isbn=0131568086


Cost $56.60
Time to administer Varies depending on passages read
Administration Individual
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, and higher
Cognitive elements
Reading Comprehension
Subtests and
skills assessed
Oral reading accuracy across different levels of text difficulty — Students read graded passages of text aloud while the teacher monitors oral reading accuracy. Instructions for "miscue analysis" are provided, as are suggestions for other areas of literacy skill development to monitor (e.g. fluency, emotional status, ability to make predictions, etc.).

Reading Comprehension — Passages are a mix of expository and narrative. Comprehension is assessed through retelling rubrics, as well as appropriateness of response to comprehension questions (literal to inferential)
Language(s) tool can
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and test design data
This is a criterion-referenced assessment — no normative data is provided.
Notes There are three forms of this assessment (A, B, and C) so repeated, comparable assessment can be given to monitor growth of literacy skills. There is an audio training CD provided with this assessment to guide teachers through the assessment and score interpretation.

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