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ERIC Number: EJ758844
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 11
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0741-9325
Reading Well with "Read Well": Enhancing the Reading Performance of English Language Learners
Santoro, Lana E.; Jitendra, Asha K.; Starosta, Kristin; Sacks, Gabriell
Remedial and Special Education, v27 n2 p105-115 Mar-Apr 2006
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of supplemental reading instruction on the reading performance of four (two boys, two girls) second graders who were English learners (ELs) and poor readers through the use of a multiple probe across-participants design. All students received instruction from a commercial reading program, "Read Well" (Sprick, Howard, & Fidanque, 1998-2000). The results indicated general improvement in word reading and oral reading fluency performance across participating students. A discussion examining case study data highlights the importance of individual differences on a variety of reading measures when considering the nature of reading instruction for ELs.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 2
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Reading)