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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
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 ...