ERIC Number: EJ415839
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
The Basalization of American Reading Instruction: One Researcher Responds.
Harste, Jerome C.
Theory into Practice, v28 n4 p265-73 Fall 1989
This article examines classroom organizational patterns and the focus, content, and strategies of instruction to show that the basal reader, rather than reading comprehension, is what is being taught. A skills model of reading, the basal approach, does not reflect what readers do to make sense of text. (IAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The 11 articles in this theme issue are devoted to the topic of perspectives on basal readers.