ERIC Number: ED079685
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
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Literature: Summary Data.
Brown, Rexford G.
This section of the 1970-1971 National Assessment of Educational Progress presents summary data for the responses to literature assessment. Data is presented in graph and tabular form and discussed in detail for the educational attainments of nine year olds, thirteen year olds, seventeen year olds, and adults (ages 26-35). The data is also categorized according to region of the country, sex, color (blacks and whites), level of parental education, size and type of community, and size of community groups. The report assessed attainments in four areas or themes: (1) understanding imaginative language, (2) responding to literature, (3) recognizing literary works and characters, and (4) reading habits. Discussions are provided of how various groups performed on each of these themes, the results according to various objectives of the assessment, and how the various age groups performed on these themes. (DI) Primary type of information provided by report: Results (Technical Summary).
Descriptors: Age Differences, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Education, English Instruction, Fiction, Figurative Language, Literary Discrimination, Literary Genres, Literature Appreciation, Mythology, Parody, Poetry, Racial Differences, Reading Habits, Reading Interests, Secondary Education, Sex Differences
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.25)
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress