A Parent's Guide to Standardized Tests in School: How to by Peter W. Cookson, Joshua Halberstam, Kristina Berger and

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We need to look at the tests themselves so that your child will have a clear idea of what he can expect and what learning skills need special attention. This chapter contains sample questions from three of the most widely used standardized tests: the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (Houghton Mifflin/Riverside Publishing), the Stanford Achievement Test (Harcourt Brace), and the TerraNova (CTB/McGraw Hill). These representative questions were selected to give you an overview of the range of formats, test styles, and subject areas that < previous page page_49 next page > < previous page page_50 next page > Page 50 appear in standardized tests.

History, and reading. , reading) tested more frequently than others. This enables the NCES to track scores at a given grade level over timeon the basis of these scores, for example, they can compare the reading ability of 4th graders in 1984 with the reading levels of 4th graders in 1998. S. Department of Education's National Center for < previous page page_36 next page > < previous page page_37 next page > Page 37 Education Statistics (NCES). The program is governed by the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB), which is appointed by the Secretary of Education.

These representative questions were selected to give you an overview of the range of formats, test styles, and subject areas that < previous page page_49 next page > < previous page page_50 next page > Page 50 appear in standardized tests. Although the test items presented in this chapter were provided by test publishers, they are not, for obvious reasons, actual questions that are used on current tests. But no matter: they are exactly like the questions that your child will encounter on the real tests.

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