The Effect of Giving Class Time for Reading on the Reading Achievement of Fourth Graders and the Effect of Using a Computer-Based Reading Management Program on the Reading Achievement of Fifth Graders

The Effect of Giving Class Time for Reading on the Reading Achievement of Fourth Graders and the Effect of Using a Computer-Based Reading Management Program on the Reading Achievement of Fifth Graders

Date: May 1998
Creator: Peters, Rochelle
Description: This study investigated the problem that educators have throughout the state of Texas. The problem educators have is that reading scores continue to fall short of state expectations. This study investigated the effectiveness of 90 minutes of class time given for reading to students who use the Electronic Bookshelf Program and the effectiveness of the Electronic Bookshelf Program, which is being sold to school districts throughout the nation. The literature review focused on the effectiveness of independent reading on reading achievement, and the effectiveness of using computer-based reading programs to increase reading achievement.
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The Effectiveness of Teacher Observed Behavioral and Academic Traits as Predictors of Reading Difficulty in a Third Grade Population

The Effectiveness of Teacher Observed Behavioral and Academic Traits as Predictors of Reading Difficulty in a Third Grade Population

Date: January 1968
Creator: Mahaffey, Mary Kathleen
Description: The objective of this study was to determine the predictive efficacy of teacher assessments of behavioral and academic traits thought highly associated with reading difficulty, and to single out from teacher assessments those most effective for prediction.
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Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods

Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods

Date: August 1952
Creator: Clark, Pearl Roberts
Description: The problem of this study is to determine by testing and observation which of three specific procedures for the improvement of general reading ability was the most effective when used with groups of sixth-grade children in the Bowie Elementary Schools.
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A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School

A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School

Date: August 1950
Creator: Range, Ruby
Description: For eighty years psychologists have investigated problems touching upon reading ability. It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any significant difference in the reading ability of boys and girls in the third grade. If such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to explain the cause.
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The Determination of the Relationship between Reading Skills and Personality Development

The Determination of the Relationship between Reading Skills and Personality Development

Date: August 1952
Creator: Chapman, Pat
Description: The purpose of the study is to show that personality adjustments and reading skills have a decided connection in the development of the individual, for with enunciation, pronunciation, and oral interpretation of the printed page come greater confidence, self-expression, and poise.
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Some Effects of a Reader Written for Children from Families of Low Socioeconomic Circumstances

Some Effects of a Reader Written for Children from Families of Low Socioeconomic Circumstances

Date: August 1964
Creator: Hogue, Bradley Brown, 1924-
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of the use of a supplementary reader series oriented to the experience of children from homes in lower socioeconomic circumstances. The areas investigated in this study include reading achievement, attitude toward reading and the child's perception of his environment.
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A Comparative Analysis of the Results of Two Approaches to Reading Instruction upon Seventh Grade Students

A Comparative Analysis of the Results of Two Approaches to Reading Instruction upon Seventh Grade Students

Date: January 1964
Creator: Martin, Lois Estelle, 1914-
Description: This study was concerned with making a comparative analysis of reading skills development resulting from two different approaches to reading instruction at the seventh-grade level. The two approaches were: (a) instruction emphasizing specifically the reading skills, Approach A, and (b) instruction using the regular classroom activities approach, Approach B.
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The Relative Effectiveness of Controlled Reading versus Regular Classroom Instruction in Rate and Comprehension with Selected Eighth Grade Students

The Relative Effectiveness of Controlled Reading versus Regular Classroom Instruction in Rate and Comprehension with Selected Eighth Grade Students

Date: August 1964
Creator: Malone, James Franklin, 1925-
Description: The problem of the study was to determine whether a controlled program of reading instruction at the eighth grade level produces superior and retained improvement in rate and comprehension as compared with the usual classroom procedure.
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Directed Reading toward Self-Understanding for Adolescents: a Teacher's Guide

Directed Reading toward Self-Understanding for Adolescents: a Teacher's Guide

Date: August 1969
Creator: Pearce, Gloria Nadene
Description: This thesis provides annotations for contemporary adolescent novels for the purpose of serving as a guide for English teachers in the individual selection of novels for outside reading by adolescents in grades nine, ten, eleven, and twelve.
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The Relationship of Language and Articulation Ability to Reading Ability

The Relationship of Language and Articulation Ability to Reading Ability

Date: January 1968
Creator: Butt, Francis V.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between articulation ability and reading ability, between articulation ability and language development, and between language development and reading ability. This study examined children with minor difficulties and children with a history of more severe articulation problems separately in order to determine whether severity of articulation disability is related to reading ability.
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