After the students take the test, go to the Reports tab and select “Group.” Then, click on the Proficient Reading test your students just took.
The window will open, extending beyond view on the bottom of the screen. Scroll down the page and you will see “item analysis” report, which is where the specific type of comprehension each item measures is listed.
Here is the breakdown for Proficient Reading Tests Categories:
Literal Comprehension = information can be found directly in the text.
Inferential Comprehension = information that must be ‘inferred’ from more than one place in the text.
Evaluative Comprehension = information that must be pulled from more than one place in the text and then ‘filtered’ through a lens of ‘which is most correct, given the details and nuances in the text.