ERIC Number: ED141797
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Using Comic Books as an Alternative Supplement to the Basal Reading Program at Albert Sidney Johnston Elementary School.
Campbell, Richard W.
This practicum sought to improve reading vocabulary and comprehension in fourth-grade students by using comic books 30 minutes per day as a supplement to the regular basal reading program. High-interest comic books were used by a class section of 18 students in the experimental group, for a period of four months. Another class section of 20 students was selected as a control group. Instructional units and lesson plans using comic books were developed to teach specifically identified reading skills. The Gates-MacGinitie Reading Test was used as a measure both before and after the program. Although not significant, differences in gains in vocabulary and comprehension favored the experimental group. (Author/AA)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Midi Practicum for D.Ed., Nova University