K-3 Reading and Middle School Math Lead Initial Reviews by WWC
- A Comparison of Two Direct Instruction Reading Programs for Urban Middle School Students. Shippen, Margaret E.; Houchins, David E.; Steventon, Candace; Sartor, Donva // Remedial & Special Education;May/Jun2005, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p175
This study investigated the differential effects of two direct instruction (Dl) reading programs, one with overt decoding strategies and one with more covert decoding strategies, on the reading achievement of struggling seventh graders in an urban middle school. The students participating in...
- CORRECTION. // Malakoff News (TX);6/1/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 22, p1A
A correction to the Commended Reading List for the Malakoff fifth grade is presented.
- Editor's Notes. Hough, David // Middle Grades Research Journal;Spring2007, Vol. 2 Issue 1, preceding p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Anna Chamberlain and colleagues about middle school reading programs, and another by Gerald Klum and colleagues aboyt middle grades mathematics.
- Reading in Grades 6-8. Tice, Terrence N. // Education Digest;May89, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p56
Discusses results of a survey about reading instruction in middle schools in the United States. Teacher/student load ratios; Instruction in reading content-area textbooks; Developmental reading courses.
- Individualized responses: Using journal letters as a vehicle for differentiated reading instruction. Werderich, Donna E. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;May2002, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p746
Presents a study that examined the use of dialogue journals for reading instruction for individual seventh-grade students in the U.S. Review of related literature; Analysis of the response patterns of the students in the dialogue journals; Details on the use of dialogue journals in promoting...
- Teaching Struggling Middle School Readers. Ivey, Gay // Education Digest;Oct99, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p60
Presents some generalizations about teaching middle school students with reading difficulties in the United States. Commonalities across students; Barriers to providing students with needed instructions; Suggestions on how to address these needs.
- Tailoring the fit: Reading instruction and middle school readers. Ivey, Gay; Broaddus, Karen // Reading Teacher;Sep2000, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p68
Explores the ways to alleviate the reading instruction needs of middle school readers. Mismatch between the nature of reading instruction in middle schools and adolescent's reading abilities and disposition; Evaluation on the practices in middle school reading instruction; Approach to help...
- Wildwood Middle students take winner's title in Book Battle. // West County Journal;5/16/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 20, pB1
The article announces that Wildwood Middle School students won first place in the Book Battle held May 8, 2012 which was sponsored by Pattonville Heights Middle School in Missouri to promote reading in students.
- Guest Editor's Introduction. Hall, Leigh A.; Falk-Ross, Francine C. // Middle Grades Research Journal;Fall2008, Vol. 3 Issue 3, preceding p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Leslie David Vurns on the importance of establishing knowledge gained from New Literacy research studies in middle school education, and another by Jeffery D. Nokes on improving reading abilities.