What is Nonsense Word Fluency?


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What are DIBELS?

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1. What does the nonsense word fluency test ask students to do?

2. What are you testing when you test if a student understands letter-sound correspondences?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The nonsense word fluency test is very important, and these assessments will evaluate your knowledge of why. They will also test your understanding of the administration and purpose of the test, as well as DIBELS.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • Definition of DIBELS
  • Instructions in the nonsense word fluency test for students
  • Focus of testing whether a student can understand letter-sound correspondences
  • When teachers should test nonsense word fluency
  • Why nonsense word fluency is important

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - guarantee that you get the most important information from the lesson about nonsense word fluency
  • Defining key concepts - be sure you can correctly define main terms, such as DIBELS
  • Information recall - remember the information you've received regarding the purpose of the nonsense word fluency test

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson called What is Nonsense Word Fluency? The lesson completes the following objectives:

  • Identifies the students the Dynamic Measurement Group recommends to take the nonsense word fluency test
  • Explains how Dr. Roland Good and Dr. Ruth Kaminski founded the Dynamic Measurement Group in the 1980s
  • Reviews the efficacy of judgments based on appearances