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ERIC Number: EJ474773
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-5984
Strategy Instruction in a Literature-Based Reading Program.
Block, Cathy Collins
Elementary School Journal, v94 n2 p139-51 Nov 1993
Describes a program that teaches reading and thinking strategies through a student-centered, literature-based curriculum designed to increase students' cognitive strategy use, reading achievement, self-esteem, and critical-thinking abilities. An experiment demonstrated that 178 elementary school students in the program outperformed 174 control students on standardized tests of reading comprehension and assessments of self-esteem and critical and creative thinking. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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