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New blocks, by grade, reading vocabulary assessment: 2009
Sample New blocks
NOTE: The reading vocabulary assessment was formally introduced in the new 2009 reading framework. Therefore, all reading vocabulary blocks were new in 2009. The 25-minute reading comprehension blocks contain two Reading vocabulary items and are listed in addition to the 12.5 minute reading vocabulary blocks.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Reading Vocabulary Assessment.
Grade 4 [ Reading vocabulary ] R1,R2,R3,R4,R5,R6,R7,R8,R9,R10,R14,R15,R16,R17
Grade 8 [ Reading vocabulary ] R1,R2,R3,R4,R5,R6,R7,R8,R9,R11,R12,R13,R14,R15,R16,R17,R18,R19
Grade 12 [ Reading vocabulary ] R1,R2,R3,R4,R5,R6,R7,R8,R9,R10,R11,R12,R13,R14,R15,R16,R17

Last updated 28 August 2014 (GF)
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