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Elementary Education

The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Listening comprehension

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Listening Comprehension And The Development Of Emergent Reading Skills, Andrea Helena Priolette Jun 2005

Listening Comprehension And The Development Of Emergent Reading Skills, Andrea Helena Priolette

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Emergent readers face a difficult task as they begin to build their reading skills. Reading is a process that utilizes various skills, especially in the early stages of reading development. This study was conducted in an urban elementary school to investigate the importance of listening comprehension within a setting of emergent readers, participating in the Success For All: Reading Roots program. Specifically, this research explores the correlation between listening comprehension skills and reading levels in a group of beginning readers. It identifies teachers' beliefs on the value and purpose of read-alouds in the classrooms. Furthermore, it examines the relationship of ...


The Effects Of The Use Of Retellings On The Listening Comprehension Of First Grade Students, Michelle Seider Dec 1996

The Effects Of The Use Of Retellings On The Listening Comprehension Of First Grade Students, Michelle Seider

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study examined the effects of direct teaching of the use of retellings on the listening comprehension of twenty-two first grade students from a public elementary school in Western New York. The examiner administered the listening comprehension portion of The Bader Reading and Language Inventory to determine the students' listening comprehension levels prior to completing the treatment. The students were also asked to do a retelling, which was recorded on audiotape, prior to the treatment.

Each student spent two months participating in the direct instruction of the use of retellings. The procedure was modeled and the students were given many ...


The Effectiveness Of Listening Instruction For First Grade Listening Comprehension, Patricia M. Lamonica Aug 1979

The Effectiveness Of Listening Instruction For First Grade Listening Comprehension, Patricia M. Lamonica

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Thin study investigated the effects of listening instruction as a method of improving listening comprehension skills of first grade students.

It also examined the relationship between student's listening comprehension and reading comprehension, viewing the differences between these areas when students were grouped by sex.

The subjects consisted of 16 first grade students, 7 fema1es and 9 males. To determine the listening comprehension level of each student, the Analytical Reading Inventory Form A was administered. The students then received listening instruction in both general and critical listening skills for a period of eight months. Following the instructional period, Form C ...


The Effect Of Modality Preference On Reading And Listening Comprehension, Marie A. Lapple May 1976

The Effect Of Modality Preference On Reading And Listening Comprehension, Marie A. Lapple

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The effect of modality preference on the reading and listening comprehension of fifty-three fourth graders was studied by comparing the results from two modality preference tests with the scores from reading and listening tasks, which included multiple-choice questions on the literal and inferential levels. Data indicated that modality preference did not affect reading and listening comprehension, and there was no difference in the scores of the four modality preference groups when reading and listening. On the literal level, listening scores were better than reading scores; there were no differences on the inferential level and the total of literal and inferential ...