TerraNova, Third Edition Multiple Assessments

Measure higher-order thinking skills accurately and reliably Subject Areas: Reading (Grades 1–8) Math (Grades 1–8) Language (Grades 3–8) Science (Grades 1–8) Social Studies (Grades 1–8) Assessment Types: Standardized Norm-Referenced Achievement Test (2011 Norms) Delivery Format: Paper and Pencil (Grades 1-8) Item Types: Constructed-Response Selected-Response TerraNova 3, Multiple Assessments measure important higher order thinking skills as well as basic and applied skills. These assessments generate norm-referenced achievement scores, criterion-referenced objective mastery scores, and performance-level information.

  • Includes Reading, Language, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies tests
  • Combines selected-response items with constructed-response items that ask students to produce their own responses


  • Includes reading, language, mathematics, science, and social studies tests
  • The only standardized achievement test to combine selected-response items with constructed response items that ask students to produce their own responses

The table below shows total item counts and testing times for TerraNova 3, Multiple Assessments by grade and level. Tests with matching test times may be administered simultaneously. NOTE: These tables do not reflect administration time, which generally adds 20–45 minutes to the total testing time.