ERIC Number: EJ291333
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Reading in Content Classrooms: Assumption vs. Reality.
Smith, Frederick R.; Feathers, Karen M.
Journal of Reading, v27 n3 p262-67 Dec 1983
Reports on a study of the role of reading in two middle school and two high school content area classrooms. Concludes that for students in all four classes, reading was neither meaningful nor necessary, with the main purpose of reading being to locate answers to literal questions. (FL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Thematic Issue ("Reading in the Content Areas").