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Classroom Context: Number of Pages Read


As part of the 2011 reading assessment, fourth- and eighth-graders were asked about the number of pages they had to read for school and for homework. The full text of the question and corresponding data charts and tables are provided below.

About how many pages a day do you have to read in school and for homework?

A. 5 or fewer
B. 6–10
C. 11–15
D. 16–20
E. More than 20

Grade 4
Grade 8

Approximately 20 percent of fourth-graders reported reading 5 or fewer pages per day in school and for homework in 2011, which is lower than in 2002. Use the drop down menu to view the percentages in your state. Click chart options below the chart to explore average scores or make comparisons of your choice.

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