ERIC Number: ED205583
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: 0
The Third Assessment of Writing, 1978-79 Released Exercise Set.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) third writing assessment was administed to 9-, 13- and 17-year-old students in 1978-79. This volume contains the released exercises from this assessment. Part I summarizes objective and exercise development procedures, describes the different scoring procedures used in the writing assessments, explains the documentation for the items and discusses ways the items can be used. Part II contains the released items used to assess writing, item documentation, scoring guides and sample responses. The objectives used to develop items are grouped in three areas: (1) demonstrates ability in writing to reveal personal feelings and ideas; (2) demonstrates ability to write in response to a wide range of societal demands and obligations; and (3) indicates the importance attached to writing skills. (Author/BW)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Identifiers: National Assessment of Educational Progress; Third Writing Assessment (1979)