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The Relationship between Curriculum-based Measures in Oral Reading Fluency and High-Stakes Tests for Seventh Grade Students
Research in Middle Level Education Online
  • Sawyer Hunley, University of Dayton
  • Susan C. Davies, University of Dayton
  • Christina R. Miller, University of Dayton
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2013
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between oral reading fluency and performance on a statewide reading achievement test for middle grades students. Participants in this study were 75 seventh-grade students. One month before the students were administered the state test, each student read three probes from their current basal reader to determine an oral reading fluency rate. The Ohio Grade 7 Reading Test scores were correlated with oral reading fluency rates to determine the extent of the relationship between the results. Results support the use of oral reading fluency assessment as a valid tool for identifying students at risk of not passing the statewide reading achievement test.
ISBN/ISSN
1940-4476
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Publisher
Association for Middle Level Education
Peer Reviewed
Yes
Citation Information
Sawyer Hunley, Susan C. Davies and Christina R. Miller. "The Relationship between Curriculum-based Measures in Oral Reading Fluency and High-Stakes Tests for Seventh Grade Students" Research in Middle Level Education Online Vol. 36 Iss. 5 (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/susan_davies/43/