Lecture 9_ Chunk 1_ ELLA® - Emerging Literacy and Language Assessment®
From Hui Xi Teo
ELLA®, by Dr. Elisabeth Wiig and Dr. Wayne Secord, evaluates the skills children ages 4;6 to 9;11 need to become proficient readers. Give one or all three sections—Phonological Awareness and Flexibility, Sign and Symbol Recognition and Interpretation, and Memory, Retrieval, and Automaticity—of this comprehensive assessment. ELLA® is the only test of emerging literacy and language with a Story Retell Section. The manual includes a Curriculum and Classroom Connection for each of the 22 subtests and case studies to help you establish treatment and IEP goals. Meet Early Reading First and Reading First requirements to use evidence-based diagnostic tools to identify children at risk for reading failure. Speech-language pathologists, special educators, resource specialists, reading specialists, school psychologists, and professionals who are knowledgeable about literacy may administer the ELLA®. Complete kit includes all materials to administer and interpret the norm- and criterion-referenced test.