Two ways to access the most efficient, valid and reliable assessment available for language comprehension and word recognition

Paper/Pencil CUBED-3

Collect critical language, decoding, and reading comprehension data with the latest version of the CUBED-3 in a downloadable (.zip/.pdf) paper/pencil format.

Download and Print


Digital CUBED-3 Subscription

Collect critical language, decoding, and reading comprehension data with the digital CUBED-3 powered by Insight. Benefits include automated scoring, real-time access to benchmark risk data, progress monitoring reports, instruction recommendations, embedded audio recording, and more. 

School/District Subscription


Individual Subscription

Starting at $15/mo
Compare the benefitsPaper/Pencil
CUBED-3 record forms (Paper/Pencil = .pdf, Subscription = digital)
CUBED-3 stimulus materials (Paper/Pencil = .pdf, Subscription = digital)
CUBED-3 Manual (.pdf)
Access to Digital CUBED-3 administration demonstration videos
Touch-screen administration (device dependent) 
Automated scoring 
Integrated audio recorder and transcription 
Real-time access to benchmark, moderate risk, or high risk performance data 
View benchmark data by individual, group, classroom or district 
Risk graphs that show entire student group performance at a glance 
Automated recommendations for language and/or decoding instruction 
Sort students according to language or decoding risk 
Create/manage groups for instruction 
Progress monitoring reports 
Technical support 
Manually enter/edit test scores 
Unlimited users  
Unlimited students  

Individual Subscription Options

For individual teachers, SLPs, or other education professionals.

Up to 30 students


Up to 45 students


School/District Subscriptions

A multi-user digital CUBED-3 subscription allows you to add unlimited users and students (at $6/student) to facilitate school or district wide assessment. Please fill out the following form to request a quote. An implementation specialist from Language Dynamics Group will respond within 1 business day.

Quote Request Form

Name of person (if not you) who will manage the account
Email of person (if not you) who will manage the account

Free Paper/Pencil Download

The paper/pencil version of the CUBED has always been, and continues to be FREE to download and use for personal use. Fill in your name and valid email address to access your free download of the CUBED-3. An email will be sent to your address with the download link.

The downloadable .zip file contains PDFs of the following organized by grades Pre-K through 8th Grade:
  • Manual (with administration flowcharts, risk recommendation flowcharts, detailed scoring instruction, and updated technical information)
  • NLM Listening Assessments (Benchmark and Progress Monitoring Booklets for PreK-3rd Grade)
  • NLM Reading Assessments (Benchmark Booklets for 1st-8th Grade, and Progress Monitoring Booklets for 1st-3rd Grade*)
  • DDM Assessments (Benchmark and Progress Monitoring Booklets)
  • Student Stimulus Materials

*4th-8th Grade NLM Reading Progress Monitoring coming 2025

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