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NAEP Instruments → Cognitive Items and Instruments → Development of the Reading Cognitive Items and Instruments → Number of Reading Items, by Cognitive Targets for Reading and Grade: 2011
Number of reading items, by cognitive targets for reading and grade: 2011

Reading for literary experience Reading to gain information
4 100 51 49
8 130 60 70
NOTE: Grade 12 was not assessed in 2011. The numbers in this table represent the post-scaling counts of items.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2011 Reading Assessment.

Last updated 22 May 2014 (GF)
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