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Occurrences of prewriting as part of the writing assessment

Grade 8
 Grade 12

As part of the 2007 writing assessment, students were given a brochure on prewriting and the opportunity to use space in the test booklet for prewriting activities. The percentages of eighth-graders who used this prewriting activity during the assessment are presented below for all students and by gender.

Was there evidence of prewriting in the student's test booklet?


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NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 Writing Assessment.

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