ERIC Number: ED237529
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
IER Criterion-Referenced Language Arts Objective and Item Bank: A Bank of Language Arts Objectives and Test Items for Grades One through Eight.
Cunningham, Sandra; And Others
The language arts objective-item bank contains 100 objectives each represented by five to eight multiple choice items. Grade levels covered are one through eight. The objectives deal with such topics as composition, grammar, literature, phonetic analysis, reading comprehension, structural analysis, study and research skills, vocabulary, and writing mechanics. The items have been field tested on students in 32 school districts and have been calibrated according to the Rasch logistic model. The bank can serve as a starting point for developing tests of language arts achievement tailored to the local district curriculum. Such tests can be used for district program evaluation, student diagnosis, competency testing, and formative or mastery testing. (Author)
Descriptors: Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Grammar, Item Banks, Language Arts, Language Tests, Latent Trait Theory, Literature, Multiple Choice Tests, Phonetic Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Structural Analysis (Linguistics), Study Skills, Test Construction, Test Items, Vocabulary Skills, Writing Skills
Institute for Educational Research, 793 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 ($95.00).
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Educational Research, Glen Ellyn, IL. IER Test Development and Service Center.
Identifiers: Rasch Model
Note: For related documents, see TM 830 774-776.