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ERIC Number: EJ442926
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4669
An Evaluation of History Textbooks.
Kinder, Diane; And Others
Journal of Special Education, v25 n4 p472-91 Win 1992
Ten eighth grade U.S. history textbooks were evaluated with respect to factors such as readability level, global coherence, local coherence, questioning techniques, and vocabulary development. Findings indicated that texts had a mean readability level of 10.9; only 30 percent provided review of previous chapters; few offered introductory questions; and use of various text structures varied considerably. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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