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What is Gates-MacGinitie test?

What is Gates-MacGinitie test?

The Gates-MacGinitie Reading Test is designed to assess student reading levels throughout the course of their education. Normed against national standards, teachers are able to compare individual students and/or classes to groups of students at the same grade level across the United States.

Is the Gates-MacGinitie reading test timed?

The Gates-MacGinitie Reading Tests for pre-reading and beginning reading take approximately 75 to 100 minutes. The Level 1 test takes 55 minutes, Level 2 takes 75 minutes and all other levels take 55 minutes.

What is the grade test?

The Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation (GRADE™ ) is a diagnostic reading test that that determines what developmental skills PreK–12 students have mastered and where students need instruction or intervention.

What is the Stanford Diagnostic reading test?

Purpose: The purpose of this assessment is to determine a student’s reading ability in the areas of comprehension, vocabulary, and scanning. The test also provides identification of strengths and weaknesses. Knowledge of synonyms, classification, word parts, and content area terms is assessed in the vocabulary subtest.

How is the Gort scored?

Test structure The GORT 5 produces four scores and a composite score. The Rate score is derived from the amount of time in seconds taken by a student to read a story aloud. The Accuracy score is derived from the number of words the student pronounces correctly when reading the passage.

What do Iowa test scores mean?

The scale ranges from 1 to 99 and indicates the percent- age of students who earned higher or lower test scores. For example, if a student earned a percentile rank of 62, it means that he/she scored better than 62 percent of the students in the norm group, and that 38 percent scored as well or better.

Why are the Gates MacGinitie reading tests important?

Educators have come to rely on the Gates-MacGinitie Reading Tests (GMRT) and its research-based tests to get the real story behind every student. GMRT allows teachers and schools to know the general level of reading achievement of individual students throughout their entire school careers.

Who is the creator of the gates reading test?

The Gates-MacGinitie Reading Tests are based on the Gates Primary Reading Tests developed by Columbia University Professor Arthur I. Gates and published in 1926. The tests were revised in 1956 with the assistance of William H. MacGinitie.

How long does the gates reading test take?

The Gates-MacGinitie Reading Tests for pre-reading and beginning reading take approximately 75 to 100 minutes. The Level 1 test takes 55 minutes, Level 2 takes 75 minutes and all other levels take 55 minutes.

How is GMRT scored in the Iowa assessment?

GMRT can be centrally scored to provide professional reports and ensure accurate scoring. DataPlus GMRT web reporting is now available in DataManager—the same online reporting tool used for managing other assessment programs such as the Iowa Assessments™, Logramos®, and CogAT®.