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Activities For Elementary Libraries To Integrate Nonfiction Reading, Cynthia L. Debock Jan 2002

Activities For Elementary Libraries To Integrate Nonfiction Reading, Cynthia L. Debock

All Graduate Projects

The focus ofthis project was to create activities that would encourage Kindergarten through Fourth grade elementary students in the use of nonfiction texts for personal enjoyment and information gathering. The project consists of activities designed to increase reading of nonfiction by the early elementary student. The activities are developed based upon a review of research that indicates improved reading comprehension of expository text among students who are taught to use interactive strategies. The activities include activation of prior knowledge through K-W-L, various graphic organizers, and DR-T A/DL-TA and providing a method for the reader to discover the structure or organizational …


An Investigation Of Library Skills Acquired By Fifth Grade Students At Harvard Elementary School, Franklin Pierce District, Tacoma, Washington, Larry D. Rodahl Aug 1971

An Investigation Of Library Skills Acquired By Fifth Grade Students At Harvard Elementary School, Franklin Pierce District, Tacoma, Washington, Larry D. Rodahl

All Master's Theses

This study investigates two factors that were assumed to influence the amount and kind of library skills acquired by fifth grade students during the period of two consecutive years at Harvard Elementary School . The two factors were teacher-librarian cooperation and library availability.


A Study Of Library Programs In The Public Elementary Schools In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lucille Curtis Ratliff Jun 1953

A Study Of Library Programs In The Public Elementary Schools In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lucille Curtis Ratliff

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The main objectives of this study are threefold: (1) to evaluate elementary school libraries as to organization, materials, and audio-visual aides; (2) to make available some of the library practices in Albuquerque Public Elementary Schools; and (3) to make recommendations based on the study.