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1985

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Relationships Among Selected Reading, Linguistic, And Piagetian Tasks, Gertrude A. Terrell Dec 1985

Relationships Among Selected Reading, Linguistic, And Piagetian Tasks, Gertrude A. Terrell

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The purpose of the study was to determine the relationships among Piagetian levels of cognitive development, linguistic skills, and reading achievement in elementary pupils. The subjects were 212 pupils in grades K-3 at a school in Sullivan County, Tennessee. The subjects were administered conservation tests of number, quantity of matter, and length and linguistic tests of syllabication, synthesis of phonemes into words, and analysis of words into phonemes by the researcher. Scores on pre-reading skills from the reading subtests of the Metropolitan Readiness Tests and scores on meaning vocabulary, reading comprehension, and word study skills from the Stanford Achievement Test ...