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ERIC Number: EJ460954
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4103
A Study of the Differences between Instructional Practice and Test Preparation.
McAuliffe, Sheila
Journal of Reading, v36 n7 p524-30 Apr 1993
Documents the changes that occurred in one junior high school reading class as students prepared for a state-mandated test. Shows that discrepancies between the authentic instruction the students were used to and the rigid demands of the reading test were a shock to all involved. Maintains that authentic reading instruction deserves authentic reading assessment. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Themed issue on literacy assessment.