Reading Assessment Database: Search Results
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
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Cognitive Framework of Reading.
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Bracken Basic Concept Scale - Third Edition: Receptive
Author: Bruce A. Bracken
Date Published: 1998
||$42 for a package of 15 Record Forms|
|Time to administer
||Pre-K, K, 1, 2|
Semantics (Vocabulary and Morphology)
|Colors — Student must identify common colors by name. |
Letters — Students must identify upper-case and lower-case letters.
Numbers/Counting — Student must identify single- and double-digit numerals, and must count objects.
Sizes — Student must demonstrate knowledge of words used to depict size (e.g. TALL, WIDE, etc.)
Comparisons — Student must match or differentiate objects based on a specific characteristic.
Shapes — Student must identify basic shapes by name.
Direction / Position — Students must demonstrate knowledge of words used to depict direction (e.g. UNDER, CENTER, LEFT)
Self / Social Awareness — Students must demonstrate familiarity with social concepts as well as relationship terms (e.g. ANGRY, TIRED, FATHER, YOUNG).
Texture / Material — Students must demonstrate knowledge of words used to depict texture or materials (e.g. SOLID, ROUGH, METAL, GLASS).
Quantity — Students must demonstrate knowledge of words used to describe quantity (e.g. FULL, TRIPLE, A LOT).
Time / Sequence — Students must demonstrate knowledge of concepts related to time or sequence (e.g. after, summer, first).
|Language(s) tool can
be administered in
|English and Spanish|
and test design data
|Raw scores can be converted to percentile rank scores and standard scores. Guides are provided to convert standard scores into criterion categories (e.g. "advanced" or "delayed"). Reliability measures were within expected ranges given the age of the students. Validity was assessed using other published assessments (e.g. WPPSI-R, DAS). The BBCS Spanish Edition was developed, normed, and validated independently.|
||This assessment can be used with children as young as 2.6 years of age.|
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