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Student Booklets for the 2008 Long-Term Trend Reading Assessment

The student booklets used in the 2008 NAEP reading long-term trend assessment were composed of 10 unique blocks of cognitive items at each age group. The tables below display the NAEP 2008 reading long-term trend assessment student booklet configurations for age 9, age 13, and age 17.

Student booklet configuration for the age 9 reading assessment, by cognitive block and booklet number: 2008
Booklet number Cognitive
block 1
Cognitive
block 2
Cognitive
block 3
Long-term trend core background
questions
R1 R21 R22 R24 LTTBR
R2 R22 R23 R25 LTTBR
R3 R23 R24 R26 LTTBR
R4 R24 R25 R27 LTTBR
R5 R25 R26 R28 LTTBR
R6 R26 R27 R29 LTTBR
R7 R27 R28 R30 LTTBR
R8 R28 R29 R21 LTTBR
R9 R29 R30 R22 LTTBR
R10 R30 R21 R23 LTTBR
R11 R21 R23 R26 LTTBR
R12 R22 R24 R27 LTTBR
R13 R23 R25 R28 LTTBR
R14 R24 R26 R29 LTTBR
R15 R25 R27 R30 LTTBR
R16 R26 R28 R21 LTTBR
R17 R27 R29 R22 LTTBR
R18 R28 R30 R23 LTTBR
R19 R29 R21 R24 LTTBR
R20 R30 R22 R25 LTTBR
NOTE: Although similar block numbers exist at different ages (e.g., Block R21 appears at age 9, 13, and 17), 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), 2008 Reading Long-Term Trend  Assessment.

Student booklet configuration for the age 13 reading assessment, by cognitive block and booklet number: 2008
Booklet Number Cognitive
Block 1
Cognitive
Block 2
Cognitive
Block 3
Long-Term Trend Core Background
Questions
R1 R21 R22 R24 LTTBR
R2 R22 R23 R25 LTTBR
R3 R23 R24 R26 LTTBR
R4 R24 R25 R27 LTTBR
R5 R25 R26 R28 LTTBR
R6 R26 R27 R29 LTTBR
R7 R27 R28 R30 LTTBR
R8 R28 R29 R21 LTTBR
R9 R29 R30 R22 LTTBR
R10 R30 R21 R23 LTTBR
R11 R21 R23 R26 LTTBR
R12 R22 R24 R27 LTTBR
R13 R23 R25 R28 LTTBR
R14 R24 R26 R29 LTTBR
R15 R25 R27 R30 LTTBR
R16 R26 R28 R21 LTTBR
R17 R27 R29 R22 LTTBR
R18 R28 R30 R23 LTTBR
R19 R29 R21 R24 LTTBR
R20 R30 R22 R25 LTTBR
NOTE: Although similar block numbers exist at different ages (e.g., Block R21 appears at age 9, 13, and 17), 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), 2008 Reading Long-Term Trend Assessment.

Student booklet configuration for the age 17 reading assessment, by cognitive block and booklet number: 2008
Booklet number Cognitive
block 1
Cognitive
block 2
Cognitive
block 3
Long-term trend core background
questions
R1 R21 R22 R24 LTTBR
R2 R22 R23 R25 LTTBR
R3 R23 R24 R26 LTTBR
R4 R24 R25 R27 LTTBR
R5 R25 R26 R28 LTTBR
R6 R26 R27 R29 LTTBR
R7 R27 R28 R30 LTTBR
R8 R28 R29 R21 LTTBR
R9 R29 R30 R22 LTTBR
R10 R30 R21 R23 LTTBR
R11 R21 R23 R26 LTTBR
R12 R22 R24 R27 LTTBR
R13 R23 R25 R28 LTTBR
R14 R24 R26 R29 LTTBR
R15 R25 R27 R30 LTTBR
R16 R26 R28 R21 LTTBR
R17 R27 R29 R22 LTTBR
R18 R28 R30 R23 LTTBR
R19 R29 R21 R24 LTTBR
R20 R30 R22 R25 LTTBR
NOTE: Although similar block numbers exist at different ages (e.g., Block R21 appears at age 9, 13, and 17), 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), 2008 Reading Long-Term Trend Assessment.

Last updated 15 February 2011 (GF)
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