Are the NAEP expectations sensible starting points for describing reading proficiency? What, if anything, might be more sensible?

Prompt:

Recall the implications from this week’s focus chapter on NAEP reading proficiency.

Are the NAEP expectations sensible starting points for describing reading proficiency? What, if anything, might be more sensible?

What do you think of the challenges NAEP expectations present readers?

What other challenges do they present? Are these challenges reasonable? And how far beyond NAEP-type expectations should instruction go? How can educators help improve reading proficiency?

Requirements:

This paper should be 250-500 words in the main body and contain in-text citations (you can use the textbook as a source), correctly formatted in APA. Adhere to Belhaven’s APA- compliant formatting, including a title and reference page.