Diagnostic Spelling Tests: Primary Manual by Mary Crumpler, Colin McCarty
  

Diagnostic Spelling Tests: Primary Manual

Written by Mary Crumpler, Colin McCarty
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Part of the Diagnostic Spelling Tests Series

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Diagnostic Spelling Tests: Primary Manual by Mary Crumpler, Colin McCarty

The Diagnostic Spelling Tests provide a series of standardised group or individual spelling tests for pupils throughout their school years and beyond. Each test is easy to administer and available in parallel forms A and B, which are carefully matched in content, style and difficulty. Each test gives standardised scores and spelling ages, plus an optional diagnostic facility utilising the photocopiable marking grids in this Manual. To support the diagnosis and an intervention programme, targeted follow-up tests are provided to check specific progress: the pupil's overall improvement can then be assessed using the parallel form. Diagnostic Spelling Tests 1-3 are for primary-aged pupils: Test 1 ages 5-7 (Years 1 and 2) Test 2 ages 7-9 (Years 3 and 4) Test 3 ages 9-12 (Years 5 and 6) The vocabulary and phonic structures used for the spelling items reflect the order in which they are introduced in the National Literacy Strategy. All of the target words are read aloud to the pupils. Tests 1 and 2 comprise both picture items and illustrated cloze ('fill in the gap') passages, whereas Test 3 is entirely illustrated cloze passages. There is no set time limit, but each test is likely to take 20-30 minutes.

About the Author

Colin McCarty is a former teacher, with extensive test-development experience, including National Tests and a wide range of diagnostic tests for Hodder.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Mary Crumpler, Colin McCarty
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Publisher

Hodder Education

Publication date

29th September 2006

ISBN

9780340912782


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