The Reading Inventory is a research-based, adaptive student assessment program that measures reading skills and longitudinal progress from Kindergarten through college readiness. It can be administered in a group setting in around 30 minutes 3–5 times per year, and now it’s even better!
The Reading Inventory provides exponentially more information at the very high and low end of the achievement spectrum in less time. That’s better than a fixed form reading assessment and it’s all right here, in one, fast, accurate solution:
Educators need to know where students are having difficulty in order to accurately forecast their growth.
The Reading Inventory measures reading growth on the Lexile Framework for Reading — a scientifically proven tool that measures both a reader’s ability and difficulty of the text at the same time.
With The Reading Inventory's Lexile measures, educators are able to:
Can you ensure that all of your students will be able to read and comprehend the texts they’ll encounter after high school?
The Reading Inventory features a completely revamped item bank with enhanced rigor that brings the assessment in line with current text-complexity expectations of college and career.
The changes were carefully made based on national research to help educators set measurable goals for students and ensure that they are prepared to perform within the Lexile ranges necessary to read and comprehend texts at college levels.
The Reading Inventory Foundational Reading Assessment is designed to quickly determine basic reading skills in a low-pressure environment that is developmentally appropriate for young students.
Section: Word Attack.
The foundational subtest assesses students’ early literacy skills including: Phonological Awareness, Letter-Word Identification, Word Attack Skills, and Decoding.
The Reading Inventory Reading Comprehension Assessment includes passages from authentic texts, both informational and literary, like students will encounter both in and out of school!
Vocabulary is tested in context and does not require knowledge of ideas outside the passage.
Lexile Measures: 100–250L
This test item is designed to assess a midrange reader with a reading proficiency level around Grade 3.
Lexile Measures: 700–850L
This test item is designed to assess an advanced reader with a reading proficiency indicating preparedness for college-level texts.
Lexile Measures: 1450–1700L