ERIC Number: ED170712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Degrees of Reading Power: Description of a New Kind of Reading Test and Its Related Technology.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Educational Testing.
The Degrees of Reading Power test (DRP) and its related technology are described in this publication. It contains a brief description of the DRP, which was designed to measure the most difficult level of text that a student can read with comprehension; a report on the validation of the test; sample DRP passages; an instructional viewpoint as it relates to reading comprehension; and teaching strategies for improving comprehension. (FL)
Descriptors: Cloze Procedure, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Tests, Teaching Methods, Test Construction, Test Validity, Testing
New York State Education Department, Division of Educational Testing, Room 773 EBA, Albany, NY 12234.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Educational Testing.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Degrees of Reading Power Test