ERIC Number: ED058253
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
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An Evaluation of "A Novel Approach to Reading" (an individualized reading program in Grade 7, Queen Mary Elementary School, Vancouver, for the 1970-71 school year).
Ellis, E. N.; And Others
An individualized reading program designed to improve pupils' attitudes toward reading is evaluated. A classroom was equipped with paperback novels chosen by the students, and an informal reading environment was provided. Reading skills lessons and remedial activities were administered when necessary. Test results indicated that pupils made significant gains in the abilities measured. Reactions of parents, an outside observer, and pupils were favorable. Appendices include reading test score distributions and a summary of pupil questionnaire responses. (MS)
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Authoring Institution: Vancouver Board of School Trustees (British Columbia).
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Gates MacGinitie Reading Tests