Questionnaire Public Report Cohort: NLSY79 Child Cohort Instrument: Child Supplement CAPI

AGES:  CHILDREN PPVT AGE 5-14 YEARS

(CALLED BY MATH-EXEC OF CHILD SUPPLEMENT.)

INTERVIEWER: [IF NEEDED, READ TO MOTHER/GUARDIAN.]

This section measures (Child's Name's) mathematical skills.  The questions begin at a very basic skill level and go to a very high skill level.  No one is expected to answer all the questions.

PRACTICE EXERCISES.

CAPI CHECK:  IS CHILD IN 1ST GRADE OR HIGHER?

YES........................... (GO TO B)

NO............................ (GO TO A)

A.   PRACTICE EXERCISES FOR CHILDREN NOT YET IN 1ST GRADE.

(1) TURN TO "INTRODUCTION TO THE MATHEMATICS SUBTEST" (IN PIAT VOLUME I).  READ:  Let's start with some math problems.  First, we'll do some just for practice to show you what they are like.

(2)  FOLLOW TEXT IN EASEL FOR PRACTICE EXERCISES A ? E.

B.   NO PRACTICE FOR CHILDREN IN 1ST GRADE OR HIGHER.

KINDERGARTEN

OR LESS......................... (GO TO Q.1)...................... 00

1ST GRADE..................... (GO TO Q.15)....................... 01

2ND GRADE................... (GO TO Q.25)......................... 02

3RD GRADE.................... (GO TO Q.30)........................ 03

4TH GRADE.................... (GO TO Q.35)........................ 04

5TH GRADE.................... (GO TO Q.40)........................ 05

6TH GRADE.................... (GO TO Q.45)........................ 06

7TH GRADE.................... (GO TO Q.50)........................ 07

Note: Interviewer turns to appropriate easel page and proceeds.

 BASAL=5 of 5 CORRECT CEILING=5 OF 7 WRONG IF STARTING Q. IS WRONG, PROGRAM DROPS BACK TO NEXT GRADE LEVEL UNTIL CHILD ANSWERS CORRECTLY, THEN PROCEEDS FORWARD. IF CHILD CAN'T GET 5 IN A ROW CORRECT,  PROGRAM WORKS BACK, ITEM BY ITEM TO GET BASAL, THEN PROCEEDS FORWARD. Q#/ RECORD (ITEM SCORE) Q#/ RECORD (ITEM SCORE) GRADE ANSWER RESPONSE CORRECT WRONG GRADE ANSWER RESPONSE CORRECT WRONG K 1.        (4) (    ) 1 2 27.      (3) (    ) 1 2 2.        (2) (    ) 1 2 28.      (1) (    ) 1 2 3.        (3) (    ) 1 2 29.      (3) (    ) 1 2 4.        (1) (    ) 1 2 3rd 30.      (2) (    ) 1 2 5.        (4) (    ) 1 2 31.      (2) (    ) 1 2 6.        (3) (    ) 1 2 32.      (4) (    ) 1 2 7.        (3) (    ) 1 2 33.      (4) (    ) 1 2 8.        (1) (    ) 1 2 34.      (2) (    ) 1 2 9.        (4) (    ) 1 2 4th 35.      (3) (    ) 1 2 10.      (4) (    ) 1 2 36.      (1) (    ) 1 2 11.      (1) (    ) 1 2 37.      (2) (    ) 1 2 12.      (3) (    ) 1 2 38.      (3) (    ) 1 2 13.      (4) (    ) 1 2 39.      (1) (    ) 1 2 14.      (2) (    ) 1 2 5th 40.      (3) (    ) 1 2 1st 15.      (4) (    ) 1 2 41.      (4) (    ) 1 2 16.      (3) (    ) 1 2 42.      (4) (    ) 1 2 17.      (1) (    ) 1 2 43.      (1) (    ) 1 2 18.      (3) (    ) 1 2 44.      (3) (    ) 1 2 19.      (2) (    ) 1 2 6th 45.      (4) (    ) 1 2 20.      (3) (    ) 1 2 46.      (2) (    ) 1 2 21.      (2) (    ) 1 2 47.      (1) (    ) 1 2 22.      (1) (    ) 1 2 48.      (1) (    ) 1 2 23.      (2) (    ) 1 2 49.      (3) (    ) 1 2 24.      (2) (    ) 1 2 7th 50.      (3) (    ) 1 2 2nd 25.      (1) (    ) 1 2 51.      (2) (    ) 1 2 26.      (4) (    ) 1 2 52.      (4) (    ) 1 2

Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â    CAPI CHECK:  IF CHILD GETS 5 OUT OF 7 WRONG, SKIP TO COMPUTE SCORE.

 BASAL=5 of 5 CORRECT CEILING=5 of 7 WRONG IF STARTING Q. IS WRONG, PROGRAM DROPS BACK TO NEXT GRADE LEVEL UNTIL CHILD ANSWERS CORRECTLY, THEN  PROCEEDS FORWARD. IF CHILD CAN'T GET 5 IN A ROW CORRECT, PROGRAM WORKS BACK, ITEM BY ITEM TO GET BASAL, THEN PROCEEDS FORWARD. Q#/ RECORD (ITEM SCORE) Q#/ RECORD (ITEM SCORE) GRADE ANSWER RESPONSE CORRECT WRONG GRADE ANSWER RESPONSE CORRECT WRONG 53.         (4) (    ) 1 2 69.       (1) (    ) 1 2 8th 54.          (4) (    ) 1 2 70.       (1) (    ) 1 2 55.          (2) (    ) 1 2 71.       (2) (    ) 1 2 56.          (3) (    ) 1 2 72.       (1) (    ) 1 2 57.          (1) (    ) 1 2 73.       (1) (    ) 1 2 9th 58.          (2) (    ) 1 2 74.       (3) (    ) 1 2 59.          (2) (    ) 1 2 75.       (3) (    ) 1 2 10th 60.          (1) (    ) 1 2 76.       (4) (    ) 1 2 61.          (3) (    ) 1 2 77.       (3) (    ) 1 2 11th 62.          (1) (    ) 1 2 78.       (2) (    ) 1 2 63.          (4) (    ) 1 2 79.       (3) (    ) 1 2 12th 64.          (3) (    ) 1 2 80.       (4) (    ) 1 2 65.          (2) (    ) 1 2 81.       (2) (    ) 1 2 66.          (2) (    ) 1 2 82.       (1) (    ) 1 2 67.          (4) (    ) 1 2 83.       (2) (    ) 1 2 68.          (4) (    ) 1 2 84.       (2) (    ) 1 2

CAPI CHECK:  IF CHILD GETS 5 OUT OF 7 WRONG, GO TO COMPUTE SCORE.

COMPUTE SCORE:  (Scores are machine computed but not displayed.)

 A. FINAL BASAL. ___   ___ B. CEILING Q# (LAST ITEM WRONG). ___   ___ C. TOTAL # OF ERRORS BETWEEN     BASAL AND CEILING - ___   ___ D. SUBTRACT 'C' FROM 'B'. ___   ___ = SCORE