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ERIC Number: EJ156884
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1976
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The Effect of Specificity of Reading Purposes on Children's Reading Achievement
Jones, Margaret B.
Journal of Reading Behavior, 8, 4, 405-13, Win 76
Investigation of the effect of establishing purposes for reading upon reading comprehension showed that neither specific nor general reading directions appeared to affect performance and that purpose-setting directions served to discriminate between intentional and incidental information only for above-grade-level readers.
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