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ERIC Number: EJ622820
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Cross-Age Tutoring: A Literacy Improvement Approach for Struggling Adolescent Readers.
Jacobson, Julie; Thrope, Lynne; Fisher, Douglas; Lapp, Diane; Frey, Nancy; Flood, James
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v44 n6 p528-36 Mar 2001
Describes the implementation and evaluation of a cross-age tutoring program in which 21 struggling seventh-grade readers tutored third-graders, based on strategies and preparation they learned in their own Strategic Reading class. Notes that reading skills and enjoyment of these seventh-grade students were significantly expanded. Discusses factors related to this success. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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