ERIC Number: EJ489204
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Challenging Frustration Level.
Pehrsson, Robert S.
Reading and Writing Quarterly: Overcoming Learning Difficulties, v10 n3 p201-08 Jul-Sep 1994
Argues that informal reading inventories (IRI) and the cloze procedure may provide inaccurate information and inhibit the progress of poor readers. Examines the concept of frustration level in both IRI and cloze testing. Posits that, in attempting to avoid frustrating students, educators fail to provide students with sufficient challenges. Discusses the case of a fifth grader. (RS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Mini-Theme: Literacy Assessment: The Eye of the Observer.