TERA 3

Test of Early Reading Ability 3rd Edition

Authors and Publishers

Authors:

  • D Kim Reid
  • Wayne P Hresko
  • Donald D Hammill
Publisher: Pro-ed an international publisher

Published in 1981, 1989, and 2001

Some Test Information

  • Achievement Test
  • For ages 3 years and 6 months to 8 years and 6 months
  • Test was designed to assess the mastery of early developing reading skills
  • 3 Subtests: Alphabet, Conventions, and Meaning

Test Materials

Testing Requirements

  • Examiner must have formal training in assessment
  • The test is not timed, it could take 15 - 45 minutes

Scoring and Test Results

  • Scored by hand
  • 1 = correct
  • 0 = incorrect
  • Ceiling = 3
  • Basal = 3
  • The entry point is based on chronological age
Types of Scoring


  • Raw score
  • Age Equivalent
  • Grade Equivalent
  • Standard SCore
  • %ile
  • SEM
  • Confidence Interval
  • Standard Score Range