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Name of test The WORD Test 2 – Adolescent
Previous version(s) WORD-2 (adolescent), WORD-3 (elementary)
Subjects Literacy
Summary Helps identify the semantic weaknesses that hinder academic, social, and vocational success. Test results show you why your students struggle with words and meanings of language, fail to adequately interpret new content, and use non-descriptive language. Surveys semantic and vocabulary skill areas reflective of curriculum vocabulary and everyday usage.

Assessment screening

Subscales Associations, synonyms, semantic absurdities, antonyms, definitions, flexible word use.
Authors Linda Bowers, Rosemary Huisingh, Carolyn LoGiudice and Jane Orman
Publisher Pro-Ed
Test source https://www.proedinc.com/Products/34170/the-word-test-2adolescent.aspx
Guidelines available? Not available in UK
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 12–17;11 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS3, KS4, KS5
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date 2005
Re-norming date N/a


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