The Canadian Adult Reading Assessment (CARA) provides placement and diagnostic information and identifies reading patterns, enabling you to choose effective teaching strategies. The Instructor's Manual provides step-by-step instructions and interactive exercises on how to administer, score and interpret CARA. As well, this manual contains the word list, 49 graded passages that range in readability from Grades 1 to 12, and comprehension questions. What are the benefits of CARA? • It provides diagnostic information, enabling you to choose effective teaching strategies. • It identifies reading patterns, enabling you to choose effective teaching strategies. • Each level contains two parallel fiction forms and three parallel non-fiction forms, enabling you to administer test and post-tests with confidence. What are the features of CARA? • It is easy to administer and score. • It has contemporary Canadian content. • It is coil-bound for easy photocopying. • Each of the nine CARA levels is articulated with provincial and territorial literacy levels.