ERIC Number: EJ304986
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Reading Ability and Text Difficulty as Influences on Second Graders' Oral Reading Errors.
Blaxall, Janet; Willows, Dale M.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v76 n2 p330-41 Apr 1984
This study assessed the influence of reading ability and difficulty of material on types of oral reading errors made by 42 second-grade children. Overall, types of errors changed as the material became more difficult. The interactions between reading ability and difficulty level were also significant. (Author/BS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: This study is based on a thesis submitted by Blaxall in partial fulfillment of the degree of Master of Applied Science at the University of Waterloo. The research was supported by a grant from the Ontario Ministry of Education to Willows.