Test identification

Name of test Word Identification and Spelling Test
Subjects Literacy
Summary Standardized (US sample), diagnostic instrument to measure word identification, spelling and sound-symbol knowledge. Identifies students having difficulty with reading, spelling or both.

Assessment screening

Subscales Word Identification, Spelling, Sound-Symbol Knowledge
Authors Barbara A. Wilson, Rebecca H. Felton
Publisher Pro-Ed
Test source https://www.proedinc.com/Products/11890/wist-word-identification-and-spelling-test.aspx
Guidelines available? Not available in UK
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 7;0 -18;11 Years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date 2004
Re-norming date n/a


Reason for exclusion from shortlist test is not available for review