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ERIC Number: EJ551852
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1077-3584
A Texas Dilemma: Literature-Based Reading Instruction or Teach to the TAAS.
Gasser, Judith; Smith, Bill; Chapman, Ann
State of Reading, v3 n2 p21-29 Fall-Win 1996-1997
Describes how, in one Texas fifth-grade classroom, Shared Inquiry book discussions were taught and implemented over a six-month period in connection with the Junior Great Book Series. Discusses solutions to the dilemma of grading these active class discussions, and reports that scores on the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) tests were excellent. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills