Table of contents for Reading framework for the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress / National Assessment Governing Board, U.S. Department of Education.


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List  of  Exhibits ..................................................................................................................   ii
Executive Summary................................................................................................................... iii
Text Types......................... .  ................. ............. .. .............................  .. .............. ..... iv
Meaning Vocabulary Assessment ......................................      .....  ..................... iv
Item  D esig n  ................................. ........................ .. ......................... ... ................  iv
R eporting   R esults  ...................................... ...................................................... v
12th  G rade  N A EP .................................. ................... ............................................ v
Preface by the National Assessment Governing Board................................................... vii
NAEP Reading Project Staff and Committees.......................               .................................. xi
Chapter One: Overview ....................................................................................................
N A EP  O verview   ....................................... .. ......................... ....................
Overview of 2009 NAEP Reading Assessment ...............................................................6
Chapter Two: Content and Design of 2009 NAEP in Reading...............................               ...15
T exts  T o  B e  Included  ............................................. ..................... ....... .................15
L iterary  T ext.............................................................. .. ..... .................. ......... ...............  16
Inform  ational  T ext..................................... ... ..................................... ... ..............2 1
Characteristics of Texts Selected for Inclusion .....................        .......... ................ 27
V o cab u lary  ..................................... .................. ........ .... ..... ..... . ............. ... 3 2
C ogn  itive  T argets  ........................................................................... .......................... 35
Item  T y p es  ..................... .. ....... .. ............................................... ... .......... .....4 0
Chapter Three: Reporting Results .......................................  ........................................43
No Child Left Behind Provisions for NAEP Reporting .......................        ....................43
A ch iev em en t  L ev els  .............................................................................. .................... 4 3
R eporting   N A E P  R esults ............................................................. .................... ............48
Reporting    State  N A EP  Results............................. ....... .........................................48
R eporting  Trend   D ata..................................................................... ........... ...............49
Bibliography...........................................................................................................................51
D efinition  of  Reading  ................................... ........................... ....... .................. 51
Text Types, Matrices, and Cognitive Targets .................................        ...................51
V ocabulary   A  ssessm  ent  ..................... ... .......... ....................... .................54
Appendix A: Glossary of Terms .....................................................................................  59
Appendix B: Special Studies: 2009 NAEP Reading Framework ....................................65
Developmental Study: Meaning Vocabulary Assessment ......................             .................65
Special Study: English Language Learners..................         ........ ........ .......................66
Special Study: G    ender Differences     ........................................... .......................... 67
Appendix C: Sample Passages and Vocabulary Items...............................................69
G rade  4  ......... .................... ........................               ............. . .......... 69
G rade  8  ................... ................... ..................................................... ............. 72
Grade 12 ........................                   ...............                      ....... ...74



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: National Assessment of Educational Progress (Project)Reading United States, Literacy United States