The following grade 8 extended constructed-response question asks students to describe the character traits of a person described in an article. See the full text of the grade 8 reading passage.
Student responses were scored according to a four-level scoring guide as "Extensive," "Essential," "Partial", or "Unsatisfactory." The sample response below is an example of an "Extensive" response.
The percentages below indicate how each jurisdiction performed on the question.
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View this question, at score 318, on a map of NAEP reading items.