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Number of reading items, by context for reading and grade: 2009
Grade Total Grand total Literary Informational
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NOTE: The numbers in this table represent the post-scaling counts of items. "Reading to perform a task" items from the 1992?2007 framework were included in the scaling of the "informational" scale in 2009.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Reading Assessment.
4 198 98 100 49 51 49 49
8 257 130 127 59 50 71 77
12 223 131 92 40 27 91 65

Last updated 15 July 2014 (GF)
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