ERIC Number: EJ634546
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
The Effects of Language of Instruction on the Reading and Writing Achievement of First-Grade Hispanic Children.
Carlisle, Joanne F.; Beeman, Margaret M.
Scientific Studies of Reading, v4 n4 p331-53 Oct 2000
Finds that (1) children taught in Spanish did not differ from those taught in English on English reading and writing but were significantly stronger on Spanish reading and writing; (2) being taught literacy in Spanish contributed to performance in Spanish reading comprehension; but (3) being taught in English did not have the same positive effect on performance in English reading comprehension. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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