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Student Booklets for the 2005 Reading Assessment

For the 2005 assessment, instrument developers chose seven blocks at grade 4 and ten blocks at grade 8 from the 2003 reading assessment, as well as nine blocks from the 2002 reading assessment for blocks at grade 12. (The grade 12 blocks were chosen from the 2002 assessment, because the 2003 assessment sampled students only at grades 4 and 8.) In addition, they created three new blocks at each of grades 4 and 8, as well as two new blocks at grade 12. Three blocks at grade 4, four blocks at grade 8, and blocks at grade 12 from the NAEP 2003 reading assessment were released and are available to the public via the NAEP Questions Tool .

The tables below display the NAEP 2005 reading assessment student booklet configurations for grade 4, grade 8, and grade 12.

Student booklet configuration, grade 4 reading assessment, by booklet number: 2005
Booklet number Cognitive block 1 Cognitive block 2 Background question directions General student background questions Reading background questions
R1 R3 R41 BD D1 BR1
R2 R41 R5 BD D1 BR1
R3 R5 R6 BD D1 BR1
R41 R6 R7 BD D1 BR1
R5 R7 R8 BD D1 BR1
R6 R8 R91 BD D1 BR1
R7 R91 R101 BD D1 BR1
R8 R10 R3 BD D1 BR1
R91 R3 R5 BD D1 BR1
R101 R41 R6 BD D1 BR1
R11 R5 R7 BD D1 BR1
R12 R6 R8 BD D1 BR1
R13 R7 R91 BD D1 BR1
R14 R8 R101 BD D1 BR1
R15 R91 R3 BD D1 BR1
R16 R101 R41 BD D1 BR1
R17 R3 R6 BD D1 BR1
R18 R41 R7 BD D1 BR1
R19 R5 R8 BD D1 BR1
R20 R6 R91 BD D1 BR1
R21 R7 R101 BD D1 BR1
R22 R8 R3 BD D1 BR1
R23 R91 R41 BD D1 BR1
R24 R101 R5 BD D1 BR1
R25 R3 R7 BD D1 BR1
R26 R41 R8 BD D1 BR1
R27 R5 R91 BD D1 BR1
R28 R6 R101 BD D1 BR1
R29 R7 R3 BD D1 BR1
R30 R8 R41 BD D1 BR1
R31 R91 R5 BD D1 BR1
R32 R101 R6 BD D1 BR1
1 Three new blocks were developed at grade 4 for the 2005 assessment: R4, R9, and R10.
NOTE: Although similar block numbers exist at different grades (e.g., Block R3 appears at grades 4, 8, and 12), the items that compose each block are different.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2005 Reading Assessment.

 
Student booklet configuration, grade 8 reading assessment, by booklet number: 2005
Booklet number Cognitive block 1 Cognitive block 2 Background question directions General student background questions Reading background questions
R1 R3 R4 BD D1 BR1
R2 R4 R5 BD D1 BR1
R3 R5 R6 BD D1 BR1
R4 R6 R7 BD D1 BR1
R5 R7 R81 BD D1 BR1
R6 R81 R91 BD D1 BR1
R7 R91 R10 BD D1 BR1
R81 R10 R11 BD D1 BR1
R91 R11 R3 BD D1 BR1
R10 R3 R5 BD D1 BR1
R11 R4 R6 BD D1 BR1
R121 R5 R7 BD D1 BR1
R13 R6 R81 BD D1 BR1
R14 R7 R91 BD D1 BR1
R15 R81 R10 BD D1 BR1
R16 R91 R11 BD D1 BR1
R17 R10 R3 BD D1 BR1
R18 R11 R4 BD D1 BR1
R19 R3 R6 BD D1 BR1
R20 R4 R7 BD D1 BR1
R21 R5 R81 BD D1 BR1
R22 R6 R91 BD D1 BR1
R23 R7 R10 BD D1 BR1
R24 R81 R11 BD D1 BR1
R25 R91 R3 BD D1 BR1
R26 R10 R4 BD D1 BR1
R27 R11 R5 BD D1 BR1
R28 R3 R7 BD D1 BR1
R29 R4 R8 BD D1 BR1
R30 R5 R91 BD D1 BR1
R31 R6 R10 BD D1 BR1
R32 R7 R11 BD D1 BR1
R33 R81 R3 BD D1 BR1
R34 R91 R4 BD D1 BR1
R35 R10 R5 BD D1 BR1
R36 R11 R6 BD D1 BR1
R37 R132 BD D1 BR1
1 Three new blocks were developed at grade 8 for the 2005 assessment: R8, R9, and R12.
2 Block R13 was a 50-minute block. All other booklets contained 2 25-minute blocks. 
NOTE: Although similar block numbers exist at different grades (e.g., Block R3 appears at grades 4, 8, and 12), the items that compose each block are different.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2005 Reading Assessment.

Student booklet configuration, grade 12 reading assessment, by booklet number: 2005
Booklet number Cognitive block 1 Cognitive block 2 Background question directions General student background questions Reading background questions
R1 R3 R4 BD D1 BR1
R2 R4 R5 BD D1 BR1
R3 R5 R6 BD D1 BR1
R4 R6 R7 BD D1 BR1
R5 R7 R81 BD D1 BR1
R6 R81 R91 BD D1 BR1
R7 R91 R10 BD D1 BR1
R81 R10 R11 BD D1 BR1
R91 R11 R3 BD D1 BR1
R10 R3 R5 BD D1 BR1
R11 R4 R6 BD D1 BR1
R12 R5 R7 BD D1 BR1
R13 R6 R81 BD D1 BR1
R14 R7 R91 BD D1 BR1
R15 R81 R10 BD D1 BR1
R16 R91 R11 BD D1 BR1
R17 R10 R3 BD D1 BR1
R18 R11 R4 BD D1 BR1
R19 R3 R6 BD D1 BR1
R20 R4 R7 BD D1 BR1
R21 R5 R81 BD D1 BR1
R22 R6 R91 BD D1 BR1
R23 R7 R10 BD D1 BR1
R24 R81 R11 BD D1 BR1
R25 R91 R3 BD D1 BR1
R26 R10 R4 BD D1 BR1
R27 R11 R5 BD D1 BR1
R28 R3 R7 BD D1 BR1
R29 R4 R81 BD D1 BR1
R30 R5 R91 BD D1 BR1
R31 R6 R10 BD D1 BR1
R32 R7 R11 BD D1 BR1
R33 R81 R3 BD D1 BR1
R34 R91 R4 BD D1 BR1
R35 R10 R5 BD D1 BR1
R36 R11 R6 BD D1 BR1
R37 R132 BD D1 BR1
R38 R142 BD D1 BR1
1 Two new blocks were developed at grade 12 for the 2005 assessment: R8 and R9.
2 Blocks R13 and R14 were 50-minute blocks. All other booklets contained 2 25-minute blocks. 
NOTE: Although similar block numbers exist at different grades (e.g., Block R3 appears at grades 4, 8, and 12), the items that compose each block are different.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2005 Reading Assessment.

Last updated 06 March 2009 (RF)

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