Age: 6 through 11-11 Administration Time: 15-20 minutes Test Type: Individual Administration, Criterion Referenced
Description The Criterion Test of Basic Skills-2 (CTOBS-2) provides a quick and easy way to assess basic skills in reading and arithmetic. Remedial activities are also provided.
Reading skills assessed cover:
blending and sequencing
decoding of common spelling patterns
Arithmetic skills assessed cover:
number concepts and numerical recognition
decimals and percent
rounding and estimation.
Administration and Scoring CTOBS-2 can be administered in 15-20 minutes by school psychologists, resource teachers, classroom teachers, and aides. Test items reflecting common school reading and math curricula are presented in order of difficulty. Reading and Arithmetic sections can be administered separately. Performance criteria (Frustration, Instructional, and Mastery levels) are obtained for each area and easily identify skills needing remediation.