ERIC Number: EJ490391
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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What Students Were Reading 100 Years Ago: Selections from the Classic American Readers.
Chall, Jeanne S.
American Educator, v18 n2 p26-33 Sum 1994
Studies classic American children's readers used 100 years ago and concludes that they contain selections that are more mature, substantial, challenging, and sophisticated grade-for-grade than those in use today. The old books contain more serious nonfiction and invite critical reading as they teach values. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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