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ERIC Number: EJ157584
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Publication Date: 1977
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What, Besides the Reading Level, Makes Social Studies Textbooks Hard to Read?
Johnson, Roger E.
Social Science Record, 14, 2, 20-2, Win 77
Eight factors other than reading level make textbooks difficult for students to read. These include: long sentences or too many concepts within a sentence, use of vague terms, unfamiliar concepts, and use of primary source materials. (JR)
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