WORD Test 2

by Linda Bowers, Rosemary Huisingh, et al
Norms
Based on samples of 1,940 elementary students and 1,692 adolescents, and analyzed by age, gender, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and educational placement
Scores
Standard scores, age equivalents, and percentile ranks for each subtest and for total performance
Format
6 subtests in varying formats
ADMIN TIME
25-30 minutes
Ages
6-0 to 17-11 years
Benefit
Assesses expressive vocabulary and semantic skills critical to reading comprehension, showing how these variables affect academic performance
Publish Date
2004
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    BY LINDA BOWERS, ROSEMARY HUISINGH, CAROLYN LOGIUDICE, AND JANE ORMAN

    This curriculum-based language test assesses expressive vocabulary and semantic skills critical to reading comprehension and academic achievement. Available in both elementary and adolescent versions, the WORD Test 2 evaluates the student's ability to recall and use vocabulary, understand word relationships, and recognize variations in word meaning. Both versions are composed of six subtests:

    Associations
    Students choose the semantically unrelated word from a list of three or four words and explain their choice.

    Synonyms
    Students give a one-word synonym for each stimulus item.

    Semantic Absurdities
    Students identify and correct an absurd statement.

    Antonyms
    Students express a one-word opposite for each stimulus item.

    Definitions
    Students define words.

    Flexible Word Use
    Students give two or more meanings for each stimulus item.

    Administered in 25 to 30 minutes, the WORD Test 2 yields standard scores, age equivalents, and percentile ranks for each subtest and for total performance. Normative data, based on samples of 1,940 elementary students and 1,692 adolescent students, are analyzed by age, gender, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and educational placement. Both child and teen samples reflect the demographics of the U.S. school population.

    The WORD Test 2 shows you exactly how vocabulary and semantic skills affect student achievement. It gives you a clear profile of the student's strengths and weaknesses, providing a blueprint for intervention and placement. The Manual lists remedial activities for each subtest skill, which can help you coordinate therapy with classroom performance objectives.