Word Identification and Spelling Test (WIST)


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SKU: 3548185
  • Ages: 7-0 through 18-11
  • Testing Time: 40 minutes
  • Administration: Individual
  • Normed

A User qualification code classifies all tests. This test requires QUALIFICATION LEVEL B.

The WIST meets a teachers' need for detailed information that can be used to identify the areas in which students are having difficulty with reading and/or spelling and to develop appropriate instructional interventions. The WIST specifically targets those aspects of reading that are most important for the identification and treatment of poor and disabled readers.

Features of the WIST:

  • Measures word identification, spelling, and sound-symbol knowledge
  • Identifies students who are struggling with reading and spelling
  • Includes elementary version (grade 2-5) and secondary version (grade 6-12)

Provides percentiles, standard scores, and age/grade equivalents.

Kit includes: Examiner's Manual, 25 Elementary Examiner Record Booklets, 25 Secondary Examiner Record Booklets, 50 Spelling Response Forms, Word Card-Regular Words, Word Card-Irregular Words, Word Card-Letter/Pseudo Words, Elementary Spelling Card, Secondary Spelling Card, and Irregular Spelling Card, in a sturdy storage box.

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A pack of 25 Elementary Examiner Record Booklets for the Word Identification and Spelling Test (WIST).


A pack of 25 Secondary Examiner Record Booklets for the Word Identification and Spelling Test (WIST).


A pack of 50 Spelling Response Forms for the Word Identification and Spelling Test (WIST).