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No Child Left Behind Act 20014
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2015
"Houghton Mifflin Reading"© is a reading program designed for grades K-6. The program provides step-by-step instruction in reading using Big Books (fiction and nonfiction literature), anthologies, Read Aloud books, and audio compact discs. The product is designed to be used as a full-year curriculum program with instruction on developing…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Reading Programs, Reading Instruction, Program Effectiveness
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Reutzel, D. Ray; Child, Angela; Jones, Cindy D.; Clark, Sarah K. – Elementary School Journal, 2014
The purpose of this study was to conduct a content analysis of the types and occurrences of explicit instructional moves recommended for teaching five essentials of effective reading instruction in grades 1, 3, and 5 core reading program teachers' editions in five widely marketed core reading programs. Guided practice was the most frequently…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Content Analysis
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2014
"Open Court Reading©" is a reading program for grades K-6 published by McGraw-Hill Education that is designed to teach decoding, comprehension, inquiry, and writing in a three-part logical progression. Part One of each unit, Preparing to Read, focuses on phonemic awareness, sounds and letters, phonics, fluency, and word knowledge. Part…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Intervention, Reading Comprehension, Decoding (Reading)
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Lu, Lucia Y. – International Education Studies, 2010
Clay's Reading Recovery has been one of the most effective one-to-one tutorial sessions. To make the daily lesson more interesting and fully engage the at-risk readers, the author modified Clay's Reading Recovery Program by conceptualizing phonics and semiotics into early intervention. In this case study, three at-risk first graders formed an…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Phonics, Semiotics, Tutoring
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2010
"Reading Mastery," one of several curriculum components that constitute the "Direct Instruction" curriculum from SRA/McGraw-Hill, is designed to provide systematic instruction in reading to students in grades K-6. "Reading Mastery," which can be used as an intervention program for struggling readers, as a supplement…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading, Reading Programs, Reading Instruction
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Denton, Carolyn A.; Kethley, Caroline; Nimon, Kim; Kurz, Terri B.; Mathes, Patricia G.; Minyi Shih; Swanson, Elizabeth A. – Exceptional Children, 2010
The effectiveness study examined a supplemental reading intervention that may be appropriate as one component of a response-to-intervention (RTI) system. First-grade students in 31 schools who were at risk for reading difficulties were randomly assigned to receive Responsive Reading Instruction (RRI; Denton, 2001; Denton & Hocker, 2006; n =…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Early Reading, Reading Instruction
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National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2009
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 created the Reading First program to help ensure that all students could read at or above grade level by the end of grade 3. The program promotes practices recommended by the National Reading Panel for early reading instruction, highlighting essential components of reading instruction. As required by the…
Descriptors: State Programs, Federal Legislation, Program Effectiveness, School Personnel
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2008
"Early Intervention in Reading"[R] is a program designed to provide extra instruction to groups of students at risk of failing to learn to read. The program uses picture books to stress instruction in phonemic awareness, phonics, and contextual analysis, along with repeated reading and writing. In grades K, 1, and 2, the program is based on…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Picture Books, Educational Research, Program Effectiveness
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Kelly, Patricia R.; Gomez-Bellenge, Francisco-Xavier; Chen, Jing; Schulz, Melissa M. – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2008
This study investigated the efficacy of Reading Recovery[R] (RR) with first grade English language learners (ELLs) in U.S. schools by examining the literacy outcomes of ELLs compared with their native English-speaking (NES) peers, who were also enrolled in RR. We also explored how ELLs' fall oral English proficiency levels were related to their…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Phonemics, Bilingual Education, Reading Failure
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Watson, Tara; Hempenstall, Kerry – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2008
This study was an evaluation of a parent delivered, computer based beginning reading program with a group of 15 Kindergarten and Grade 1 students. Completing the "Funnix" program at home through a CD copy was expected to produce educationally and statistically significant improvements in phonemic awareness, letter-sound fluency, non-word…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Fluency, Phonemics, Beginning Reading
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Gamse, Beth C.; Bloom, Howard S.; Kemple, James J.; Jacob, Robin Tepper – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2008
This report presents preliminary findings from the Reading First Impact Study, a congressionally mandated evaluation of the federal government initiative to help all children read at or above grade level by the end of third grade. The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) established Reading First and mandated its evaluation. This document is…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, National Programs, Program Effectiveness, Reading Comprehension
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Gamse, Beth C.; Bloom, Howard S.; Kemple, James J.; Jacob, Robin Tepper – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2008
This executive summary describes results of the "Reading First Impact Study: Interim Report." The report presents preliminary findings from the Reading First Impact Study, a congressionally mandated evaluation of the federal government initiative to help all children read at or above grade level by the end of third grade. The No Child…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, National Programs, Program Effectiveness, Reading Comprehension
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Gamse, Beth C.; Jacob, Robin Tepper; Horst, Megan; Boulay, Beth; Unlu, Fatih – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2008
This report presents findings from the third and final year of the Reading First Impact Study (RFIS), a congressionally mandated evaluation of the federal government's initiative to help all children read at or above grade level by the end of third grade. The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 established Reading First (RF) and mandated its…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Teaching Methods, Regression (Statistics), State Programs