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Name of test Test of Written Spelling – Fifth Edition
Version Fifth Edition
Subjects Literacy
Summary An instrument that uses a dictated-word format to assess spelling skills in school-age children and adolescents.

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Authors Stephen C. Larsen, Donald Hammill, Louisa Moats
Publisher Pro-Ed
Test source https://www.proedinc.com/Products/14275/tws5-test-of-written-spellingfifth-edition-complete-kit.aspx
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 6–18;11 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date 2013
Re-norming date N/a


Note whether shortlisted, and reasons why not if relevant No UK standardisation available