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Student Booklets for the 2008 Arts Assessment

The student booklets used in the 2008 NAEP arts assessment were composed of four unique blocks of 32 cognitive items (post scaling) for visual arts, and four unique blocks of 62 items (post scaling) for music. The tables below display the NAEP 2008 arts student booklet configurations for grade 8 in music and visual arts.

Student booklet configuration for the grade 8 music assessment, by cognitive and background block designation, and booklet number: 2008
Booklet number Cognitive
block 1
Cognitive
block 2
Core background
questions
Music background questions
MU741 MU3 MU4 D1 MUB1
MU742 MU4 MU5a D1 MUB1
MU743 MU5a MU6a D1 MUB1
MU744 MU6a MU3 D1 MUB1
MU745 MU3 MU5a D1 MUB1
MU746 MU4 MU6a D1 MUB1
MU747 MU5a MU3 D1 MUB1
MU748 MU6a MU4 D1 MUB1
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2008 Arts Assessment.

Student booklet configuration for the grade 8 visual arts assessment, by cognitive and background block designation, and booklet number: 2008
Booklet number Cognitive
block 1
Cognitive
block 2
Core background questions Visual arts background questions
VA761 VA3 VA4 D1 VAB1
VA762 VA4 VA5 D1 VAB1
VA763 VA5 VA6 D1 VAB1
VA764 VA6 VA3 D1 VAB1
VA765 VA3 VA5 D1 VAB1
VA766 VA4 VA6 D1 VAB1
VA767 VA5 VA3 D1 VAB1
VA768 VA6 VA4 D1 VAB1
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2008 Arts Assessment.

Last updated 15 February 2011 (GF)
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