ERIC Number: ED089238
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
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Reading Objectives; Second Assessment.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
The objectives presented in this booklet are those that were prepared for the second assessment in the area of reading. The objectives are only one step in the total National Assessment project and provide the foundation upon which the exercises are based. The contents include "Development of Revised Reading Objectives," which presents a brief history of the development of reading assessment objectives, subject-matter review, lay and subject-matter review, weighting of objectives, and the second cycle reading objectives; and "Revised Reading Objectives," which outlines four basic objectives: "Demonstrate Behavior Conducive to Reading," which examines reader self-awareness and sensitivity to factors affecting reading (including motivations and knowledge of reading skills);"Demonstrate Work Identification Skills," which presents a variety of abilities to aid readers in decoding unfamiliar words; "Possess Skills for Reading Comprehension" and "Use a Variety of Approaches in Gathering Information," which examines study skills, efficient use of reference materials, and flexibility. Appendixes are also included which list the members of the 1970 Reading Objectives: Review and Revision Conference, and the 1970 Lay and Subject-Matter Review. (WR) Primary type of information provided by report: Assessment Instrument (Objectives); Procedures (Objectives Development).
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavioral Objectives, Educational Objectives, National Surveys, Reading, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Skills
National Assessment of Educational Progress, Lincoln Tower, 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado 80203 ($1.00)
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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