ERIC Number: EJ257787
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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Children's Perceptions of Oral and Silent Reading.
Tovey, Duane R.
Reading Horizons, v22 n1 p72-80 Fall 1981
Reveals that first-grade students preferred to read silently, while third-grade students preferred oral reading. Third-grade readers' reasons for preferring oral reading indicated that they had been conditioned to view reading as a means of allowing teachers an opportunity to correct mistakes rather than as a communicative activity. (FL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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