Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Achievement. Introduction to WJ-III Ach. The 2001 Woodcock-Johnson III consists of 2 instruments: Tests of Cognitive Abilities & Tests of Achievement Composed of 22 tests organized into a standard and an extended battery for ages 2 to 90+
Story Recall - Delayed
Handwriting Legibility Scale
Spelling of Sounds
Punctuation and Capitalization
7 IDEA Areas:
Basic Reading Skills
Writing Fluency, Writing Samples
Letter-Word ID, Word Attack
Passage Comp, Reading Vocab
Calculation, Math Fluency
Applied Problems, Quant Concepts
Story Recall, Picture Vocab
Understanding Dir, Oral Comp
1. Use the scoring overlay
for easy scoring
2. Total the Number Correct
3. Total the Number Incorrect
4. Enter both numbers in the
5. Subtract Number Incorrect from Number Correct if estimated AE/GE scores are needed. If a negative number is obtained, use 0.
Number Correct (0-98)
Number Incorrect (0-98)
To use the hand-scoring table, compute the Total Number correct below.
82 - 16 = 66 (0-98)
Number Number Total
Items 1-4 Prewriting with demonstration
Items 5-6 Tracing with demonstration
Item 7 Copying a letter
Items 8-14 Printing letters
Items 15-59 Spelling words
Do not penalize poor handwriting or reversed letters as long as the letter does not become a new letter. (b = d)
Accept uppercase or lowercase responses unless case is specified.
Know the exact pronunciation of the word for each item.
Request responses be printed but accept cursive.
Block of Items
1 to 6
1 to 12
7 to 18
13 to 24
19 to 30
2 superior response
1.5 not clearly a 2, but better than a 1
1 standard response
.5 not clearly a 1, but better than a 0
0 inadequate or illegible
Use Scoring Guide in Appendix B of Examiner Manual.
Items may be scored 2, 1.5, 1, .5, or 0 even if no example is shown in the Scoring Guide.
Score is based on one block even if additional blocks were administered.