Assessment Strategies & Reading Profiles
Assessment Strategies & Reading Profiles (ASRP) "provides research-based assessment strategies to improve reading instruction for Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Adult Secondary Education (ASE) learners."
VISIT ASRP WEBSITE
You can directly access the following free diagnostic assessments on the ASRP site:
- Word Reading Test (WRT): tests automatic word recognition with grade-leveled word lists
- Davidson-Bruce Word Meaning Test (WMT): tests expressive word knowledge with grade-leveled word lists
- Sylvia Greene’s Informal Word Analysis Inventory: tests phonics or English sound-letter knowledge with sequential, one-syllable, word lists
Modified Phonics Assessment and Testing Copies
This PDF is a modified Minnesota version of Sylvia Greene's Informal Word Analysis Inventory, Levels I and II. It includes processes for conducting as an individual reading test or group spelling test, a Teacher Copy for scoring, and six Student Copies for testing knowledge of sequential phonics patterns: 1) single consonants, short a and i, digraphs, 2) single consonants, short u, o, e, blends, 4) long and glided vowel teams, 5) silent letters, vowel-r, vowel-l, 6) soft c and g, irregulars, -ed. The modifications may make determination of phonics needs and instructional starting points easier or more efficient.