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The College at Brockport: State University of New York

1991

Elementary children

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The Effects Of A Sustained Silent Reading Program On The Reading Attitudes And Habits Of Second Grade Students, Laura A. Siracuse May 1991

The Effects Of A Sustained Silent Reading Program On The Reading Attitudes And Habits Of Second Grade Students, Laura A. Siracuse

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) program on the reading attitudes and habits of second grade students.

The subjects were two second grade classes from a suburban school in western New York. The control group of 25 students participated in a reading program using the basal and children's literature. The treatment group of 26 students participated in a reading program using the basal and children's literature plus. a daily fifteen minute period of SSR. The treatment group participated in SSR for ten weeks.

The modified Estes Reading Attitude ...