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Test of Early Reading Ability – Third Edition (TERA-3)

The Test of Early Reading Ability – Third Edition (TERA-3; Reid, Hresko, & Hammill, 2001)

Overview

The Test of Early Reading Ability – Third Edition (TERA-3; Reid, Hresko, & Hammill, 2001) is a norm-referenced, individually administered test that assesses emergent literacy skills in young children aged 3-6 to 8-6 years. Subtests include the alphabet (measuring knowledge of the alphabet and its uses); conventions (measuring knowledge of the conventions of print); and meaning (measuring the construction of meaning from print). Standards scores are provided for each subtest; an overall Reading Quotient is computed using all three subtest scores.

Summary

Author (yr) Age Range (yrs) Method of Administration/Format Approx. Time to Administer Subscales
Test of Early Reading Ability –Third Edition (TERA-3) Reid, Hresko, & Hammill (2001) 3.5-8.5

Individually administered, norm-referenced measure of early reading development for young children; three subtests.

Yields standard scores, percentiles, ranks, and NCEs.

30 min.

Alphabet, Convention, and Meaning

Reading Quotient computed from all three subtest scores.

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