ERIC Number: EJ465217
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Content Learning: A Third Reason for Using Literature in Teaching Reading.
Smith, John A.
Reading Research and Instruction, v32 n3 p64-71 Spr 1993
Compared the amount of historical content information learned by students in classrooms using historical novels in place of basal readers with the amount of historical information learned by students in traditional classrooms. Finds that students reading historical novels recalled significantly more details, main ideas, and total amount of historical information than students using basal readers. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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