ERIC Number: EJ537430
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Assessing Young Readers: Questions of Culture and Ability.
Language Arts, v73 n5 p306-16 Sep 1996
Describes the sophisticated reading strategies of two eight-year-old boys. Notes that the boys were thought to be about average or below average in reading achievement. Concludes that the standardized measures used to judge their reading achievement penalized the boys for their working class backgrounds and for their everyday use of Caribbean dialects of English. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Diversity and Language Arts Education.