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Relationship of Oral Reading Fluency Probes on Students' Reading Achievement Test Scores

Abstract Current emphasis on adequate academic progress monitored by standardized assessments has increased focus on student acquisition of required skills. Reading ability can be assessed through student achievement on Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) measures. This study investigated the effectiveness of using ORF measures to predict achievement on high stakes tests. Study participants included 312 students across four Title 1 elementary schools in a Southwestern United States school district utilizing the Response to Intervention (RTI) model. Participants' ORF scores from first through third grade years and their third grade standardized achievement test scores were collected. In addition, information regarding reading interventions was obtained. P... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Devena, Sarah Elaine (Author) / Caterino, Linda (Advisor) / Balles, John (Committee member) / Mathur, Sarup (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational psychology
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 100 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Psychology 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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