NAEP - Percentage of Students, by Degree of Reading Accuracy When Only Counting Meaning-Change Errors
Percentage of students, by degree of reading accuracy when only counting meaning-change errors, grade 4: 2002
- Approximately three-fourths (76 percent) of participating fourth-graders read the excerpt with four or fewer meaning-change errors. In other words, they read at least 98 percent of the words either exactly as in the printed text or with only non-meaning-change errors.
- Approximately, 17 percent read with between 5 and 10 meaning-change errors (95-97 percent accuracy).
- Approximately 7 percent of the students read with 11 or more meaning-change errors.
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Last updated 01 November 2005 (JM)