ERIC Number: ED040180
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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What We Know about High School Reading: What Does Research in Reading Reveal?
Gunn, M. Agnella, Ed.
The eight studies on reading reported in this publication focus on research in the areas of greatest concern to the general English teacher. The findings and conclusions of systematic empirical investigations as well as descriptive analyses, status studies, and surveys are presented on (1) preparation for teaching reading; (2) variations in reading growth among high school students and factors affecting such growth; (3) attitudes of students toward reading; (4) successful reading programs; (5) practices in teaching reading; (6) reading in the content fields; (7) materials for teaching reading; and (8) methods of evaluating growth in reading above grade 3. Authors are M. Agnella Gunn, Robert Karlin, James R. Squire, Margaret J. Early, Constance M. McCullough, Walter J. Moore, Thomas G. Devine, and Paul Diederich. References are provided with each article. (JM)
Descriptors: English Instruction, High School Students, Reading Achievement, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulty, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Level, Reading Materials, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Research Reviews (Publications), Secondary Education, Student Interests, Teacher Education
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Authoring Institution: National Conference on Research in English.