Psychological Test, Gates Primary Reading Test. Type 1. Word Recognition. Form 1

Psychological Test, Gates Primary Reading Test. Type 1. Word Recognition. Form 1

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Arthur I. Gates (1890-1972) obtained his Bachelor of Law (1914) and his M.A. (1915) from the University of California at Berkeley and his PhD. from Columbia University (1917). He spent the rest of his career on the faculty of Teachers College at Columbia, putting special emphasis on the study of reading and language arts. Teachers College published his tests. Gates not only was the author of reading tests at several levels but of textbooks and basal readers.
Gates divided his test into three “types” of skills. Type 1, tested here, is word recognition. This form of the exam, which was designed for primary students (grades 1 and 2), was copyrighted in 1926 and filled out in 1938. It is Form 1 of this test.
Compare 1990.0034.074, 1990.0034.075, 1990.0034.076, 1990.0034.077, 1990.0034.078, 1990.0034.079, 1990.0034.092, and 1990.0034.093.
References:
American Psychological Association, 1962 Directory, ed. James Q. Holsopple, Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 1962, p. 244.
MacGinitie, Walter, “The Contribution of Arthur I. Gates,” Conference of the International Reading Association, St. Louis, 1981. This is online at a site known as yumpu.com, accessed April 20, 2020.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Psychological Test
date made
1926
maker
Gates, A. I.
publisher
Columbia University. Teachers College
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.1 cm x 21.5 cm x 28 cm; 1/32 in x 8 15/32 in x 11 1/32 in
ID Number
1990.0034.078
accession number
1990.0034
catalog number
1990.0034.078
Credit Line
Gift of Samuel Kavruck
subject
Mathematics
Psychological Tests
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National Museum of American History
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