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The Effects Of A Directed Reading-Thinking Approach In The Teaching Of Reading On The General Reading Comprehension Scores And Inferential Comprehension Scores Of Third Grade Students, Sheila V. Slusser Nov 1978

The Effects Of A Directed Reading-Thinking Approach In The Teaching Of Reading On The General Reading Comprehension Scores And Inferential Comprehension Scores Of Third Grade Students, Sheila V. Slusser

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this research was to investigate the effects of a directed reading-thinking approach in the teaching of reading on the general and inferential comprehension scores of third grade students of average reading ability. The subjects consisted of 32 third grade students, 17 males and 15 females, of average reading ability. The subjects were divided into two comparable average reading groups. One group was assigned as the control group and followed a regular basal reading program. The other group was designated as the experimental group and was taught by this investigator using a directed reading-thinking approach in the teaching ...


An Investigation Of The Visual Selective Attention Abilities Of Children Completing A Kindergarten Program, Carol Anne Cuccu Aug 1978

An Investigation Of The Visual Selective Attention Abilities Of Children Completing A Kindergarten Program, Carol Anne Cuccu

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study investigated the ability of children completing a kindergarten program to perform a visual selective attention task.

It also examined the data to determine if measurement of the task in the visual area would complement significantly a traditional reading readiness assessment.

Subjects were instructed to sort 25 stimulus cards according to the central feature, the Greek letter. They were told to ignore the incidental features of card shape, card background color and color of the Greek letter. The subjects were given a central score for the cards correctly grouped. After completing the task, the subjects were asked to recall ...