ERIC Number: EJ672865
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Decodable Texts for Beginning Reading Instruction: The Year 2000 Basals.
Hoffman, James V.; Sailors, Misty; Patterson, Elizabeth U.
Journal of Literacy Research, v34 n3 p269-98 Fall 2002
Describes the features of the first grade texts included in basal readers used for beginning reading instruction in Texas in 2000. Investigates the general features of student texts with respect to the instructional design of the text, the accessibility of the text for beginning readers, and the engaging qualities of the text. Suggests that policy mandates have a direct influence on the content and nature of reading programs. (PM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A