About the Measure

Domains Literacy
Subscales Not examined
Target Construct Literacy: Alphabet, conventions (understanding the arbitrary conventions of reading and writing in English) and meaning (understanding that print conveys thought and meaning).
Description The TERA is a norm-referenced, individually administered test, with 3 subtests: a) Alphabet (mastering the alphabet and its functions; (b) Conventions (understanding the arbitrary conventions of reading and writing in English); and (c) Meaning (understanding that print conveys thought and meaning).
Test Authors Reid, K., Hresko, P & Hamill, D.
Publisher WPS (2001)
Psychometry Not evaluated as no UK norms
Implementation Not evaluated as no UK norms

Implementation details

Respondent Not examined
Prior knowledge Required Not examined
Scoring Not examined
Time Not examined
Age 3 years and 6 months to 8 years and 6 months

Psychometric details

UK norms NO: EXCLUDED
Norm / Criterion referenced Norm referenced
Standardisation sample 854
Reliability Not examined
Criterion validity Not examined
Construct validity Not examined
Concurrent validity Not examined