Teaching reading in the primary classroom
- An evaluation of reading recovery. Center, Yola; Wheldall, Kevin // Reading Research Quarterly;Apr-Jun95, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p240
Evaluates the effectiveness of Reading Recovery (RR) in ten primary schools in New South Wales. Activities included in RR lessons; Superiority of students on RR on all tests measuring reading achievement at short-term evaluation; Effects of RR at medium-term evaluation; Percent of participants...
- On the effects of reading recovery: A response to Pinnell, Lyons, DeFord, Bryk, and Seltzer. Rasinski, Timothy V. // Reading Research Quarterly;Apr-Jun95, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p264
Comments on the facilitative effects of Reading Recovery reported by G.S. Pinnell, C.A. Lyons, D.E. DeFord, A.S. Bryk and M. Seltzer in their article `Comparing Instructional Models for the Literacy Education of High-Risk First Graders' published in the `Reading Research Quarterly.' Criticisms...
- Transplanting literacy methods across cultures: A case study in the Dominican Republic. Temple, Charles; de Yunen, Ana Margarita H // Reading Teacher;Nov93, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p264
Presents a case study on literacy methods used at a seventh grade classroom at the Colegio La Salle in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Comprehension centered reading; Need to put more reading matter into the children's hands; Proposal for the inclusion of children's pages in the...
- Engaging with reading through interactive read-alouds. Barrentine, Shelby J. // Reading Teacher;Sep96, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p36
Focuses on the use of interactive read-alouds in teaching reading to primary students. Encouragement of children to verbally interact with the text, peers and the teacher; Engaging of students while they construct meaning and explore the reading process.
- Learning with text in the primary grades. Guillaume, Andrea M. // Reading Teacher;Mar98, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p476
Provides a rationale for learning-with-text experiences for primary-grade children, lists general approaches for these experiences, and gives a sample lesson that incorporates the approaches. Value of content area reading experiences; Ideas that reflect the literature on content area reading...
- Encouraging interest in reading in middle school. Ediger, Marlow // Education Digest;Sep93, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p57
Comments on the reading needs of the emerging adolescent in order to achieve optimally. The author's experience supervising a sixth-grade student; Need for quality objectives in the reading curriculum; Article in the Fall 1992 issue of `Reading Improvement'; More.
- Reply to Pinnell, DeFord, Lyons, and Bryk. Rasinski, Timothy V. // Reading Research Quarterly;Apr-Jun95, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p276
Presents the reply of Timothy Rasinski to the arguments in favor of Reading Recovery by the authors of the article `Comparing Instructional Models for the Literacy Education of High-Risk First Graders.' Differences between the Reading Recovery and the Reading Success programs.
- A reply to Robert Emans' Reaction to the summary of the second-grade phase of the Cooperative Research Program in Primary Reading Instruction. Dykstra, Robert // Reading Research Quarterly;Spring1970, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p486
A response by Robert Dykstra to a letter to the editor about his article "Summary of the Second-Grade Phase of the Cooperative Research Program in Primary Reading Instruction" in the 1968 issue is presented.
- Young Children, Questions and Nonfiction Books. McMath, Joan Scanlon; King, Margaret A.; Smith, William Earl // Early Childhood Education Journal;Sep98, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p19
This article discusses the use of nonfiction as a powerful antecedent for success in the types of reading required later on in the intermediate grades. Recent trends in informational (nonfiction) books, values of bringing together young children, and informational books and criteria for...