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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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Author: Phyllis L. Newcomer
Date Published: 1999

To Purchase this assessment, you must contact the publisher.
ProEd Publishing Co.
8700 Shoal Creek Blvd.
Austin, TX 78757-6897

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Cost $291.00 for a classroom kit
Time to administer 15 to 45 minutes (see notes)
Administration Individual or Group
Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, and higher
Cognitive elements
Reading Comprehension
Semantics (Vocabulary and Morphology)
Subtests and
skills assessed
Vocabulary in Context — Teacher reads a sentence aloud that contains a target vocabulary word. The student must select a word from a set that has the same meaning as the target vocabulary word. This is an optional subtest.

Words in Isolation — Student must accurately read words aloud from graded word lists. Words are "sight words" and are a mix of regular and irregular words.

Reading Errors — Students read graded passages aloud while the teacher notes hesitations and the types of errors made (reversals, omissions, etc.)

Passage Comprehension — After reading a passage of text aloud, students are asked comprehension questions. The types of questions range from factual (explicit) to inferential to predictive.
Language(s) tool can
be administered in
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and test design data
Raw scores can be converted into age-equivalent scores, grade-equivalent scores, percentile scores, and standard scores. The reliability of this assessment was determined using alternate form comparison and inter-rater reliability. This assessment was validated using existing, comparable reading assessments (GORT, CTOPP, TWRF).
Notes Teachers are also encouraged to monitor other reading behaviors such as head movement, finger pointing, nervousness, attitude, etc. Instructions for how to categorize childrenÕs oral reading miscues are provided with this test. Two forms of the test are available for test-retest applications.

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