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ERIC Number: ED020864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Apr
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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WORDS AND MORPHEMES IN READING.
GOODMAN, KENNETH S.
THIS REPORT REPRESENTS AN ASSESSMENT OF THE FIRST FULL SCHOOL YEAR OF 1,429 FOURTH AND SEVENTH GRADERS RECEIVING TITLE I INSTRUCTION IN 16 SCHOOL DISTRICTS OF NORTHERN APPALACHIA. THE STUDY WAS CONCERNED WITH THE EFFECTIVENESS OF VARIOUS PROJECTS ON THE READING ACHIEVEMENT OF CHILDREN. THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ARE CONSIDERED PERTINENT TO THE EVALUATION--(1) WERE THERE SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN RECEIVING TITLE I INSTRUCTION AND DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN NOT RECEIVING SUCH INSTRUCTION, (2) WERE THERE SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PUBLIC AND NONPUBLIC CHILDREN, (3) WHAT RELATIONSHIP EXISTED BETWEEN READING PROGRESS AND SOCIOECONOMIC BACKGROUNDS, (4) WAS SPECIALIZED READING INSTRUCTION EFFECTIVE FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL CHILDREN, (5) WHAT RELATIONSHIPS EXISTED BETWEEN THE ORGANIZATION FOR INSTRUCTION AND READING ACHIEVEMENT, (6) WAS THERE ANY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR OF TITLE I TEACHERS AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT, AND (7) WAS THERE ANY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN READING ATTITUDE AND READING ACHIEVEMENT. FOURTH-GRADE RURAL CHILD MADE THE GREATEST GAINS. THE ATTITUDES OF FOURTH GRADERS BUT NOT OF SEVENTH GRADERS WERE ALTERED SUCCESSFULLY. THERE WAS NO SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PUBLIC AND NONPUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN. TABLES AND APPENDICES ARE PROVIDED. (WL)
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Identifiers: APPALACHIA