Basic School Skills Inventory - Third Edition (BSSI-3)
The Basic School Skills Inventory—Third Edition (BSSI3) is used to locate children who are at high risk for school failure, who need more in-depth assessment, and who should be referred for additional study. The inventory of 137 items is based on teachers’ judgments of desirable school performance. Using a 4-point Likert-type scale that ranges from does not perform to performance indicates mastery, the BSSI3 provides a quick teacher rating scale of early abilities in six areas: Daily Living Skills—basic knowledge and skills typically required for participation in day-to-day activities in school Spoken Language—ability to communicate orally Reading—knowledge of print in the form of letters, words, sentences, and paragraphs Writing—abilities and skills directly invol ved in wr i t ing let ter s , words , sentences , and paragraphs Mathematics—knowledge of numerical concepts and arithmetic operations involved in beginning mathematics Classroom Behavior—attentiveness, cooperation, attitude, socialization and work habits.
||Donald D. Hammill, James E. Leigh, Nils A. Pearson and Taddy Maddox
||Examiner's Manual and 25 Profile/Response Forms.
||4 - 6 yrs
||5 - 8 minutes