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Introducing Woodcock-Mu ñ oz Language Survey. Revised Edition. Training Topics. Interpretation. Overview. Technical Qualities. Administration. Scoring the WMLS-R. Authors. Richard W. Woodcock Ana F. Muñoz-Sandoval Mary L. Ruef Criselda G. Alvarado. Components. Test Book

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Introducing

Woodcock-Muñoz Language Survey

Revised Edition

training topics
Training Topics
  • Interpretation
  • Overview
  • Technical Qualities
  • Administration
  • Scoring the WMLS-R
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Authors

Richard W. Woodcock

Ana F. Muñoz-Sandoval

Mary L. Ruef

Criselda G. Alvarado

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Components

  • Test Book
  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Audio CD
  • Scoring Software
  • Test Record with Dictation Worksheet
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Uses

  • Determine
    • English and/or Spanish language proficiency
    • Oral language dominance of bilingual individuals
    • Eligibility for bilingual education or ESL services
    • Eligibility for gifted and talented programs
    • Readiness for English-only instruction
  • Monitor growth in language ability (English/Spanish)
  • Assist in educational planning
  • Evaluate program effectiveness
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Administration Times

  • Broad English Ability–Total (all 7 tests)
    • 35–45 minutes
  • Applied Language Proficiency (4 tests)
    • 15–20 minutes
  • Oral Language (2 tests)
    • 7–10 minutes
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Validity Evidence

  • Content Coverage
  • Each test has items at all levels of difficulty to ensure coverage of the full range of the underlying ability.
  • Emphasis on the cluster level for interpretation improves content validity of broad ability measures.
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Organization

English Forms

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Organization

Spanish Form

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General Guidelines for Administration

  • Arrange the setting
  • Establish rapport
  • Record identifying information
  • Complete Language Exposure Information and Language Use Questionnaire on Test Record
  • Strive for exact and brisk administration
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Seating Arrangement for Primary Examiner

Recommended seating arrangement for administering the test.

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Seating Arrangement for Primary/Ancillary Examiner

Recommended seating arrangement when using primary/ancillary examiner team approach.

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Test Record

Identifying Information

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General Guidelines for Administration

  • Use suggested starting points
  • Know basal/ceiling rules
  • Do not penalize for mispronunciations due to articulation errors, variations in dialect, or regional speech differences

Consult Chapters 3 and 4 of the WMLS-RComprehensive Manual for detailed instructions on administration.

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Suggested Starting Points

  • Located behind tabs in Test Book
  • Use estimated ability
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Basal/Ceiling Example

  • Test backward by complete pagesª to establish basal.
  • Test forward by complete pagesª until 6 highest items administered are incorrect to establish ceiling.

ªTest by complete pages if items are visible on examinee’s page.

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Basal/Ceiling Example

  • If the examinee does not correctly answer 6 items, then Item 1 serves as the basal.
  • After 6 consecutive incorrect responses, the ceiling is established.

Note: No items are visible on subject’s page so the “test by complete page rule” does not apply.

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Test 1: Picture Vocabulary

Vocabulario sobre dibujos

An oral language test that measures language development and lexical knowledge

  • Start: Use suggested starting points
  • Basal: 6 consecutive lowest-numbered correct
  • Ceiling: 6 consecutive highest-numbered incorrect
  • Test by complete pages
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Test 1: Picture Vocabulary

Vocabulario sobre dibujos

Aquí se ve el dibujo de un pájaro (señale) y el dibujo de una flor (señale). Señala (señale) la flor.

Here is a picture of a car (point) and a picture of a dog (point). Put your finger on the car.

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Test 1: Picture Vocabulary

    • Basal: 6 lowest correct
    • Ceiling: 6 highest incorrect
  • Has a basal been established?
  • Has a ceiling been established?

Basal/Ceiling Exercise

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Test 2: Verbal Analogies

Analogías verbales

An oral language test that measures the ability to reason using lexical knowledge

  • Start: Administer sample items then select appropriate starting point
  • Basal: 6 consecutive lowest-numbered correct
  • Ceiling: 6 consecutive highest-numbered incorrect
  • Accept responses that differ only in verb tense or number as correct, unless otherwise specified
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Sample Items

Point to the first item on subject’s page and say: Finish what I say—a fish swims, a bird…(pause expectantly).

fish…swims bird…

Señale el primer item en la página del sujeto y diga: Completa [complete] lo que yo diga – uno es a dos…como tres es a…(haga una pausa y mire al sujeto).

Uno…dos tres…

Test 2: Verbal Analogies

Analogías verbales

  • Error or No Response
  • Say: A fish swims; a bird flies. Now try it again. Repeat sample item a maximum of three times until subject gives correct answer.
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Test 3: Letter-Word Identification

Identificación de letras y palabras

A reading test that measures letter and word identification skills

  • Start: Use suggested starting points
  • Basal: 6 consecutive lowest-numbered correct
  • Ceiling: 6 consecutive highest-numbered incorrect
  • Test by complete pages
  • Words must be read smoothly to receive credit
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Test 3: Letter-Word Identification

Identificación de letras y palabras

M

  • H
  • 9

Deslice la mano por la página del sujeto y diga: Señala [señale] con el dedo la letra “H”.

Run your hand over subject’s page and say: Point to the letter on this page.

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WMLS-R Scoring and Reporting Program

  • Included with WMLS-R test kit
  • Generates all scores and profiles
  • Provides a Standard Report (English only)
  • Provides a Parent Report (English or Spanish)
  • Provides a Group Average Report
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Standard Report

Available in English

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Standard Report

Table of Scores: English

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English Language Proficiency

Excerpt of Narrative and Summary

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Oral LanguageLenguaje oral

  • A two-test cluster that provides a brief measure of listening and speaking skills, including language development and verbal reasoning.
    • Picture Vocabulary
    • Verbal Analogies

Discuss results for student in Grade 2.9.