NAEP - Percentage of Students, by Number of Words Read in the First Minute of Oral Reading and Average Number of Words Read Per Minute
Percentage of students, by number of words read in the first minute of oral reading and average number of words read per minute, grade 4: 2002
- Twenty-three percent of the participating students read between 105 and 129 words in the initial minute of their oral reading.
- Approximately 56 percent of the participating students read 130 or more words in the initial minute of their oral reading.
- When rate was measured across the reading excerpt, 27 percent of the students read at an average rate of 105 to 129 words per minute, and 38 percent of the students read at least 130 words per minute.
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Last updated 01 November 2005 (FW)