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Brown, Minnette I. – 1990
This study investigated the effects of story mapping on reading comprehension. Subjects, 20 second-grade students of below-average reading achievement, were presented over a 10-week period with activities in story mapping utilizing a variety of story map frames. The Metropolitan Achievement Test was administered as a pre- and posttest. Results…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Grade 2, Primary Education, Reading Attitudes
Beck, Donald; Chamberlain, Ed – 1983
This report evaluates the Secondary Developmental Reading Program, a component of the Ohio Disadvantaged Pupil Program Fund (DPPF), in terms of the 1982-83 program objectives. Twelve project reading teachers worked in eight Columbus senior high schools with 843 pupils scoring at or below the 36th percentile in reading achievement. A pilot project…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Objectives
Caswell, Ruth M.; Heim, Kathy – 1988
A study examined the effect of using mapping as a mediating strategy to produce written summaries and improve comprehension of poor readers in the fifth grade. Twenty-three students from two Chapter 1 classrooms in northern Illinois, all classified as poor readers, were divided into experimental (13 children) and control (10 children) groups. The…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Reading Comprehension