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Test of Reading Comprehension – Fourth Edition (TORC-4)

The Test of Reading Comprehension – Fourth Edition (TORC-4; Brown, Wiederholt & Hammill, 2008) measures silent reading comprehension of contextual reading materials in students between the ages of 7 and 18.

Overview

The test comprises five subtests: relational vocabulary, sentence completion, paragraph construction, text comprehension, and contextual fluency. The Reading Comprehension Index is a composite score based on the five subtests. Uses include identifying students who need help improving their reading proficiency and measuring student progress in remedial programs.

Summary

Author (yr) Age Range (yrs) Method of Administration/Format Approx. Time to Administer Subscales
Test of Reading Comprehension – Fourth Edition (TORC-4) Brown, Wiederholt & Hammill, (2008) 7-18

Individually administered, norm-referenced measure of silent reading comprehension. Yields standard scores, percentiles and composite reading comprehension index.

45 min.

Relational Vocabulary, Sentence Completion, Paragraph Construction, Text Comprehension, Contextual Fluency, and Composite Reading Comprehension Index

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