Ekwall/Shanker Reading Inventory (6th Edition)

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The Ekwall/Shanker Reading Inventory is a highly successful, research-based, and clinically verified reading inventory designed to help educators effectively assist students in developing their reading ability. It features a great number of tests and number of tests—40 in this edition—and is adaptable to most reading programs It fits well with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and can be used to assess a wide range of students’ reading abilities. Educators can use the tests to measure oral and silent reading ability, listening comprehension, phonemic awareness, concepts about print, letter knowledge, basic sight vocabulary, phonics, structural analysis, context clues, dictionary skills, fluency skills, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and reading interests.

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This highly successful, research-based, and clinically verified reading inventory helps educators effectively assist students in developing their reading ability through a great number of tests. In it teacher candidates, classroom teachers, school psychologists, resource teachers, and reading specialists alike get valuable help for identifying individual students’ abilities in all areas of decoding and comprehension. Included are 40 different diagnostic tests measuring fourteen different areas of reading covering oral and silent reading ability (including reading comprehension), listening comprehension, phonemic awareness, concepts about print, letter knowledge, basic sight vocabulary, phonics, structural analysis, context clues, dictionary skills, fluency skills, vocabulary, and reading interests.

 

This new edition features:

  • Updating and reorganization, to better follow the sequence of reading instruction used in most reading programs and in most reading methods courses.
  • Three supplementary ways to use the Graded Reading Passages.
  • A dictionary use assessment.
  • Optional reading comprehension questions.
  • Quick confirmation assessments.
  • A revision of the Comprehensive Letter Knowledge Test to include all 26 upper and lower case letters.
  • A Glossary of Reading Assessment Terms.

 

“Ekwall/Shanker is more than just a reading inventory. It contains many other assessments for assessing reading. A reading specialist, classroom teacher, resource teacher, or school psychologists has a wealth of reading assessments in one book.”

—Catherine Shiel, Stevenson University

 

“Truthfully, I do not know of any real competition for this product. This book has so many worthwhile and useful assessments in one organized text. From what I can see, there are not really many other comprehensive assessment products like this book so far.”

—Ilene Heller, Sanford Middle School, Seminole County, FL

 

 

Also from authors James L. Shanker & Ward A. Cockrum:

0132929104 - Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties, 10/e - c2013

About the Author:

Ward A. Cockrum has been involved in literacy education for more than 30 years. His teaching experience includes his positions as a reading specialist in a K–4 school, a middle school reading/science teacher, a fifth-grade teacher and a Pre-first-grade teacher. Currently a professor at Northern Arizona University, he directs the Reading Specialist Endorsement Program and teaches a variety of reading education courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Cockrum is the co-author, with James Shanker, of the Tenth Edition of Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties and the Sixth Edition of Ekwall/Shanker Reading Inventory.

 

 

 

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