Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 1970

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Education

Committee Chair

Colin Condit

Second Committee Member

James G. Green

Third Committee Member

J. E. Rich

Abstract

The study was divided into two parts. Part one was concerned with establishing the relationships among the Rutgers Drawing Test, the Metropolitan Readiness Test and the Frostig Test of Visual Perception. Answers were sought to the following questions: 1) How do the tests correlate with one another? 2) What are the shared variances among the tests?

Part two of the study related first grade reading achievement as measured by the Primary Reading Profiles (level one) with the Rutgers and Metropolitan scores. Specifically: 1) Does the study support the work of Williams, who found a correlation of .80 between the Rutgers and the Primary Reading Profiles? 2) Is the Rutgers able to predict reading achievement as effectively as the numerical sub-test of the Metropolitan Readiness Test?

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