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Children's Reading and Mathematics Achievement in Kindergarten and First Grade

Acknowledgments

+ Executive Summary

+ Children's Reading and Mathematics Achievement in Kindergarten and First Grade


Questions

Organization of the Report

+ Measures


Analytic Sample

+ Findings


Summary


List of Figures

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Figure A.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific reading knowledge and skills for fall kindergarten, spring kindergarten, and spring first grade: 1998-99 and 2000

Figure B.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific mathematics knowledge and skills for fall kindergarten, spring kindergarten, and spring first grade: 1998-99 and 2000

Figure C.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific reading knowledge and skills in the spring of first grade by whether they were proficient in recognizing their letters at kindergarten entry: 2000

Figure D.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific mathematics knowledge and skills in the spring of first grade by their approach to learning at kindergarten entry: 2000

Figure 1.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific reading knowledge and skills for fall kindergarten, spring kindergarten, and spring first grade: 1998-99 and 2000

Figure 2.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific mathematics knowledge and skills for fall kindergarten, spring kindergarten and spring first grade: 1998-99 and 2000

Figure 3.-Percentage of first-graders scoring in the top 25 percent in reading, the percentage who, at kindergarten entry, can recognize the letters of the alphabet, who are read to at least three times a week by a family member, who are proficient in numbers and shapes, and who are proficient in relative size: Spring 2000

Figure 4.-Percentage of first-graders scoring in the top 25 percent in mathematics, the percentage who, at kindergarten entry, can recognize the letter of the alphabet, who are read to at least three times a week by a family member, who are proficient in numbers and shapes, and proficient in relative size: Spring 2000

Figure 5.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific reading knowledge and skills in the spring of kindergarten by whether they were proficient in recognizing their letters at kindergarten entry: Spring 1999

Figure 6.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific reading knowledge and skills in the spring of first grade by whether they were proficient in recognizing their letters at kindergarten entry: Spring 2000

Figure 7.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific reading knowledge and skills in the spring of kindergarten by how often they were read to by a family member at kindergarten entry: Spring 1999

Figure 8.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific mathematics knowledge and skills in the spring of kindergarten by whether they were proficient in recognizing their numbers and shapes at kindergarten entry: Spring 1999

Figure 9.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific mathematics knowledge and skills in the spring of first grade by whether they were proficient in recognizing their numbers and shapes at kindergarten entry: Spring 2000

Figure 10.-Percentage of children demonstrating specific reading knowledge and skills in the spring of first grade by their general health status at kindergarten entry: Spring 2000

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