The Effects of Specialized Skill Instruction on the Ability of Six-Grade Students to Solve Mathematical Word Problems

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of specialized skill instruction on the ability of sixth-grade students to solve mathematics word problems. Subjects were 578 sixth graders from eight elementary schools. Researcher-developed materials were used based on seven identified content strands. Specific sections of a widely used achievement test were used to identify ability groups in both reading and mathematics and served as the pretest and posttest measures.

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Kuzminski, Pamela Plunkett May 1984.

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of specialized skill instruction on the ability of sixth-grade students to solve mathematics word problems. Subjects were 578 sixth graders from eight elementary schools. Researcher-developed materials were used based on seven identified content strands. Specific sections of a widely used achievement test were used to identify ability groups in both reading and mathematics and served as the pretest and posttest measures.

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Kuzminski, Pamela Plunkett. The Effects of Specialized Skill Instruction on the Ability of Six-Grade Students to Solve Mathematical Word Problems, dissertation, May 1984; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331216/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .