Range: Comprehension: Foundation to Year 10; Vocabulary: Years 3 to 10; Spelling: Years 2 to 10
Purpose: To monitor progress in reading comprehension, vocabulary and spelling, and to provide teachers with diagnostic information to inform teaching.
Administration: Comprehension: 40 minutes (group – except for the Test Booklet P, which is individual. Test Booklets P and 1 are untimed.); Vocabulary: 25 minutes (group); Spelling: 20 minutes (group)
The PAT Reading Fourth Edition is a thoroughly researched and normed test for measuring and tracking student achievement in reading comprehension, word knowledge and spelling. It provides teachers with objective information for setting realistic learning goals and planning effective programs.
The content of the tests has been updated to reflect the variety of text and format types that students encounter, current language use, technological advances and the use of testing for in-depth diagnosis and intervention.
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PAT-R 4th Edition Related Products
PAT Reading Advanced Comprehension series: This new series offers more difficult comprehension tests at levels 2-6 for students that demonstrate a higher level of achievement.