The Work Sampling System® | Fifth Edition, is a curriculum-embedded observational assessment customized for each grade level.

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  • Kits

    Starter & complete kits, print & digital

    7 options

    from $210.60
  • Test forms & reports

    Booklets, record forms, answer sheets, report usages & subscriptions

    7 options

    from $32.80
  • Support materials

    Manuals, stimulus books, replacement items & other materials

    14 options

    from $8.70
  • Training

    Onsite, virtual & on-demand trainings

    3 options

    from $500.00
  • All products

    All tests & materials offered for WSS

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  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 3-Grade 3 Omnibus Guidelines (Print)
    0158943643 Qualification Level A

    $53.40

  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 3 Developmental Guidelines (Print)
    0158943627 Qualification Level A

    $37.70

  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 4 Developmental Guidelines (Print)
    0158943635 Qualification Level A

    $37.70

  • WSS-5 Grade K Developmental Guidelines (Print)
    0158943589 Qualification Level A

    $37.70

  • WSS-5 Grade 1 Developmental Guidelines (Print)
    0158943597 Qualification Level A

    $37.70

  • WSS-5 Grade 2 Developmental Guidelines (Print)
    0158943600 Qualification Level A

    $37.70

  • WSS-5 Grade 3 Developmental Guidelines (Print)
    0158943619 Qualification Level A

    $37.70

  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 3 Developmental Checklists Qty 10 (Print)
    0158943694 Qualification Level A

    $32.80

  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 4 Developmental Checklists Qty 10 (Print)
    0158943708 Qualification Level A

    $32.80

  • WSS-5 Grade K Developmental Checklists Qty 10 (Print)
    0158943651 Qualification Level A

    $32.80

  • WSS-5 Grade 1 Developmental Checklists Qty 10 (Print)
    015894366X Qualification Level A

    $32.80

  • WSS-5 Grade 2 Developmental Checklists Qty 10 (Print)
    0158943678 Qualification Level A

    $32.80

  • WSS-5 Grade 3 Developmental Checklists Qty 10 (Print)
    0158943686 Qualification Level A

    $32.80

  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 3 Wall Chart Qty 1 (Print)
    0158943716 Qualification Level A

    $8.70

  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 4 Wall Chart Qty 1 (Print)
    0158943724 Qualification Level A

    $8.70

  • WSS-5 Grade K Wall Chart Qty 1 (Print)
    0158943732 Qualification Level A

    $8.70

  • WSS-5 Grade 1 Wall Chart Qty 1 (Print)
    0158943740 Qualification Level A

    $8.70

  • WSS-5 Grade 2 Wall Chart Qty 1 (Print)
    0158943759 Qualification Level A

    $8.70

  • WSS-5 Grade 3 Wall Chart (Print)
    0158943767 Qualification Level A

    $8.70

  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 3-Grade 3 Teachers Manual (Print)
    0158943775 Qualification Level A

    $47.30

  • WSS-5 Reproducible Masters Flashdrive
    0158943791 Qualification Level A

    Includes Reproducible Masters in English and Spanish: Introduction for Families, Summary Report, How to Read the Summary Report, Narrative Summary Report, Tips for Writing Narrative Comments, Summary Report: Student and Family Comments, Domain Process Notes, Child Domain Process Notes, General Process Notes, Roster Process Notes, and Thoughts about My Work

    $41.30

  • SSCS Level 2 Books Grades 7-12 Qty 25 (Print)
    3554 Qualification Level B

    $68.50

  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 3 Classroom Kit (Print)
    0158943570 Qualification Level A

    Includes Teacher's Manual, Developmental Guidelines, 30 Checklists, Wall Charts, and Reproducible Masters Flash Drive

    $210.60

  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 4 Classroom Kit (Print)
    0158943562 Qualification Level A

    Includes Teacher's Manual, Developmental Guidelines, 30 Checklists, Wall Charts, and Reproducible Masters Flash Drive

    $210.60

  • WSS-5 Grade Preschool 3-Preschool 4 Classroom Kit (Print)
    0158943511 Qualification Level A

    Includes Teacher's Manual, Developmental Guidelines, 30 Checklists, Wall Charts, and Reproducible Masters Flash Drive

    $280.10

  • WSS-5 Grade K Classroom Kit (Print)
    0158943554 Qualification Level A

    Includes Teacher's Manual, Developmental Guidelines, 30 Checklists, Wall Charts, and Reproducible Masters Flash Drive

    $210.60

  • WSS-5 Grade 1 Classroom Kit (Print)
    0158943546 Qualification Level A

    Includes Teacher's Manual, Developmental Guidelines, 30 Checklists, Wall Charts, and Reproducible Masters Flash Drive

    $210.60

  • WSS-5 Grade 2 Classroom Kit (Print)
    0158943538 Qualification Level A

    Includes Teacher's Manual, Developmental Guidelines, 30 Checklists, Wall Charts, and Reproducible Masters Flash Drive

    $210.60

  • WSS-5 Grade 3 Classroom Kit (Print)
    015894352X Qualification Level A

    Includes Teacher's Manual, Developmental Guidelines, 30 Checklists, Wall Charts, and Reproducible Masters Flash Drive

    $210.60

  • WSS Overview Live Webinar 3 Hours
    A103000223215 Qualification Level A

    This 3-hour workshop will cover how to collect and interpret evidence of a child's skills, knowledge, and behavior, and use the findings to take action. Price includes up to 40 people per session.

    Training orders will be processed within 5-7 business days of order placement. A training consultant will contact you to coordinate your training. Training dates are scheduled 4-6 weeks from order placement.

    $2,100.00

  • WSS Implementation and Data Utilization Live Webinar 6 Hours
    A103000072493 Qualification Level A

    This 6-hour workshop will cover how to observe and interpret children's behavior and how to use the observations to identify indicators related to children's development. Through activities and reflections, participants will learn and practice how to collect and document evidence, interpret the evidence, and utilize the information to take action. Participants will also be guided through case studies to apply their learning. Price includes up to 40 people per session.

    Training orders will be processed within 5-7 business days of order placement. A training consultant will contact you to coordinate your training. Training dates are scheduled 4-6 weeks from order placement.

    $4,000.00

  • WSS Live Question and Answer Virtual 1 Hour
    A103000072494 Qualification Level A

    This 1-hour Q&A session supports participants who have attended a previous session or are familiar with the assessment. A Pearson expert will meet with participants to address follow-up questions and support specific assessment-related needs. To use the hour efficiently, participants will send questions in advance. Price includes up to 40 people per session.

    Training orders will be processed within 5-7 business days of order placement. A training consultant will contact you to coordinate your training. Training dates are scheduled 4-6 weeks from order placement.

    $500.00

Overview

Qualification level:
A
Administration:

3 times per year (fall, winter, spring)

Scoring options:
Work Sampling Online (ordered by phone at 1.800.627.7271) or manual scoring
Report Options:
Summary Report
Telepractice:
Distance Learning and Work Sampling System

Ordering

Work Sampling System | Download Registration Form

Online Annual License Fee Per Child (product code: 1402699786): 

  • Less than 100 Children: 21.75
     
  • 100-499 Children: 15.55
     
  • 500-999 Children: 14.45
     
  • 1,000-1,999 Children: 13.35
     
  • 2,000-5,000 Children: 12.25

Distance Learning and Work Sampling System

Product Details

The Work Sampling System is a criterion-referenced observational assessment with extensive research supporting reliability and validity.

Benefits

  • Collect information on the child’s work and compare it to grade-specific guidelines.
  • Identify what children are learning, what they are beginning to master, and what they still need to work on.
  • Use observations and simplify the process of recording and interpreting them.
  • Inform curriculum and instruction planning.

Features

WSS provides an overview, explains each element of the system, gives step-by-step procedures, and offers practical suggestions. 

  • Seven major curriculum areas: personal and social development; language and literacy; mathematical thinking; scientific thinking; social studies; the arts; and physical development, health and safety.
  • Two kits available: Complete Classroom Implementation Kit (P3, P4, K through Grade 3) and Multi-Age Complete Classroom Implementation Kit (P3 and P4 combined).
  • Each kit includes developmental guidelines, 30 checklists, wall charts, reproducible masters flash drive, and teacher’s manual.
  • Teacher’s manual provides an overview, explains each element of the system, gives step-by-step procedures, and offers practical solutions.
  • Summary reports replace conventional report cards; scores are "As Expected" or "Needs Development."
  • Standards-based Developmental Guidelines Performance Indicators result in a score of “Not Yet,” “In Progress,” or "Proficient."
     

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Webinars

The following training events are available for WSS-5.