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ERIC Number: ED337760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Pages: 81
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Reading Achievement of Chapter 1 Pull-Out Students through Self-Esteem Building Classes Involving Buddy Group and Teacher Participation.
Hershfield, Marlene
A practicum attempted to improve the low reading achievement of Chapter 1 students in a low socioeconomic fifth-grade class by implementing a self-esteem building program. Activities were designed in a workbook format to complement class instruction in self-esteem building exercises. An emphasis on critical thinking skills was incorporated into the workbook which also allowed for growth in the affective domain. It was concluded that self-esteem building exercises did make positive changes in reading achievement in many students. The exercises and workbook provided a vehicle to facilitate the formation of cooperative learning groups for reading achievement. (Four graphs and 13 sample workbook pages are attached.) (Author/RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Dissertations/Theses - Practicum Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1