Test of Word Reading Efficiency – Second Edition (TOWRE-2)

Title: Test of Word Reading Efficiency – Second Edition (TOWRE-2)
Author: Torgesen, J.K., Wagner, R. K., & Rashotte, C.A.
Year: 2012
Description: The Test of Word Reading Efficiency – Second Edition (TOWRE-2) is a measure of an individual’s ability to pronounce printed words accurately and fluently. Because it can be administered very quickly. the test provides an efficient means of monitoring the growth of two kinds of word reading skill that are critical in the development of overall reading ability. The test measures both the ability to sound out words quickly and accurately (Phonemic Decoding Efficiency subtest) and the ability to recognize familiar words as whole units or sight words (Sight Word Efficiency subtest. The TOWRE-@ contains 2 subtests, each which has four alternate forms, A through D. The four fomrs of each subtest are of equivalent difficulty, and any of the forms of each subtest may be given depending on the purposes of the assessment.

The TOWRE-2 can be used in Early Identification; Diagnosis of reading disabilities; and Research.

Age Range: Both Children and Adults
Administration: Individual
Inventory:
  • 1 TOWRE-2 Examiner’s Manual @ $ 90.00
  • 25 Form A Examiner Record Booklets @ $ 2.00
  • 25 Form B Examiner Record Booklets @ $ 2.00
  • 25 Response to Intervention Booklets @ $ 2.00
  • 2 Form A Word Card – Sight Word Efficiency
  • 2 Form A Word Card –  Phonemic Decoding Efficiency21 Form B Word Card – Sight Word Efficiency
  • 2 Form B Word Card –  Phonemic Decoding Efficiency
  • 2 Form C Word Card – Sight Word Efficiency
  • 2 Form C Word Card –  Phonemic Decoding Efficiency
  • 2 Form D Word Card – Sight Word Efficiency
  • 2 Form D Word Card –  Phonemic Decoding Efficiency
Location: BSB 160J
Notes:
Publisher: PRO-ED Inc.
Qualification Level: Level B or 2
Test Category: Aptitude, English and Language
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