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ERIC Number: EJ473064
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0278-4823
Sustained Silent Reading with English as a Second Language High School Students: Impact on Reading Comprehension, Reading Frequency, and Reading Enjoyment.
Pilgreen, Janice; Krashen, Stephen
School Library Media Quarterly, v22 n1 p21-23 Fall 1993
High school English as a Second Language (ESL) students in a 16-week sustained silent reading program showed gains in reading comprehension, reported greater frequency and enjoyment of reading, and utilized more sources of books. Results suggest that free reading is an effective means of literacy development with ESL students. (Contains 13 references.) (EAM)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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