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ERIC Number: ED126428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 175
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The Effects of Anxiety on Cloze Measures of Reading Comprehension for Third and Fifth Grade Average Readers.
Berrent, Howard Ira
The reading performances of high- and low-anxiety third- and fifth-grade pupils were compared. Cloze tests of reading comprehension were constructed using narrative and expository prose of varying levels of difficulty. For the third-grade sample, high-anxiety students scored significantly higher on both narrative and expository materials; sex differences were not significant. For the fifth-grade sample, girls scored significantly higher; anxiety levels were not significantly related to reading comprehension. There was also a significant interaction among sex of subject, levels of difficulty, and type of materials for the fifth-grade students. (Author/AA)
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Note: Ph.D. Dissertation, Hofstra University