ERIC Number: ED080979
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Seventh Grade Reading Improvement Program; A Mini-Grant Project.
Central Arkansas Education Center, Little Rock.
Thirteen seventh grade students who ranked low in reading achievement on either or both vocabulary skills and comprehension skills based on their Gates-MacGinitie Reading Test scores were the participants in this project. A program of instruction was developed that included four behavioral objectives in the areas of reading comprehension, vocabulary, speed, and accuracy. A reading achievement program, developed by the Hoffman Information Systems, was the core curriculum for the students in the project. Only three or four students used the Hoffman materials at one time, and the materials were alternated with other curricular materials. The Gates-MacGinitie Reading Test, Survey E, Forms 1 and 2, were administered to obtain pre- and post-test measures. Analysis of the objectives were made with the use of formulas developed specifically for the Gates-MacGinitie Reading Test. The results indicated that the objectives for comprehension skills and speed were achieved, but the objectives for vocabulary and accuracy were not achieved. (WR)
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Authoring Institution: Central Arkansas Education Center, Little Rock.