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Wheldall Assessment of Reading Lists​

About WARL

The Wheldall Assessment of Reading Lists (WARL) is a quick and simple measure of reading performance, designed to identify younger low-progress readers and for monitoring reading progress. Designed to assess the reading of students in Years 1 and 2, it is suitable for use by classroom teachers, learning support teachers and other school personnel involved in literacy instruction.

The WARL provides a set of 100-word lists, each of which include a selection of the most frequently occurring words, which students read for just one minute. The number of words read correctly provides a measure of the student’s level of oral reading fluency, and the benchmarks provided allow for the easy identification of the bottom 25% of students. As a fast and simple measure to administer, the lists can then be utilised on a weekly or bi-weekly basis to monitor the performance of individual low-progress readers.

Customers purchasing InitiaLit–1 and MiniLit Sage (for the first time) will receive a free copy of the WARL with their Kit.

For WARL First-time Purchasers

To complete your First-time Purchase, please add the WARL Kit to your cart. Once you have completed the checkout process for this item, we will activate your WARL Membership and send a confirmation by email within two business days. You will then be able to return to the shop to purchase additional consumables and replacement components.

Please note: To get the most out of this program, we strongly recommend you also register for a Measuring Reading Progress Professional Development (PD) Workshop.

For Existing WARL Members

Wheldall Assessment of Reading Lists​​ (WARL) Kit
$268
Measuring Reading Progress PD Workshop
$510 - $555

WARL Replacement Components