ERIC Number: ED236640
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Extended-Cloze Reading Skills Test of Hierarchical and Spatial/Chronological Ordering Ability.
Martin, Anne V.
Designed to determine a reader's ability in processing information relationships in written discourse in English, the extended-cloze instrument consists of six reading passages, each with four complete sentences deleted. Students read each passage and select the best of four multiple choice alternative sentences for each deletion. The instrument contains two subtests: three passages measuring processing of hierarchical order, and three measuring spatial/chronological order. The instrument is felt to be particularly appropriate for ESL students, but may also be used with dialect and native speakers. (This document is one of those reviewed in The Research Instruments Project (TRIP) monograph "Measures for Research and Evaluation in the English Language Arts, Volume 2," published by the Committee on Research of the National Council of Teachers of English in cooperation with the ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills. The TRIP review, included here as an introduction to the instrument, describes the instrument's category (reading), title, author, date, age range (adult, ages 18-35, and possibly high school), purpose, and physical characteristics.) (HTH)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
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Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
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