Qualification Level: B (Specialist Teacher)
Purpose: To evaluate a young child's basic skills in reading, spelling, and arithmetic
Age: 3-6 through to 7-0 yrs
Time: 30 minutes
The TKFGRS is a standardised test to evaluate a young child's basic skills in reading, spelling, and arithmetic. The areas involved in determining a child's abilities and readiness for kindergarten and Year 1 include letter identification, phonetic and word identification, story comprehension, written computation, general number identification, number sequence, time identification, and verbal word problems.
Administration and Scoring
The test may be given in approximately 20 minutes by principals, primary school teachers, counsellors, psychologists, resource specialists and other educational professionals. Directions for test administration are concise and easy to understand. Scoring takes about 10 minutes. Results are given in age equivalents, standard scores, percentiles, and stanines, and will show strengths and weaknesses in the various areas.