Show simple item record Vandersteen, Bertha Alida en_US 2011-06-06T18:14:27Z 2011-06-06T18:14:27Z 1952 en_US
dc.identifier ocm72808530 en_US
dc.description.abstract This thesis undertakes to report a study of efforts made to improve silent reading throughout two junior high school classes in one school in the city of Winnipeg, to examine the effect of remedial measures applied, and to evaluate the general success attained. At one time it was thought that simple recognition of words constituted learning to read, but now it is generally agreed that reading being a highly complex process, pupils continue to learn additonal reading skills as they develop ability to comprehend sentence meaning and competence in reading. "Reading has evolved from a subject designed to train pupils in correct speech to a subject by means of which children are taught to get meaning from the printed page." The chief purposes for reading have varied from time to time. Methods prior to 1900 in teaching pupils to read stressed development of good oral readers. In the period between 1900 and 1920 the need for both intensive and extensive reading was increased. Studies showed the greater economy and efficiency of silent reading. Since that time there have been many additional changes in the concept of reading... en_US
dc.format.extent vii, 157 p. en_US
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dc.rights The reproduction of this thesis has been made available by authority of the copyright owner solely for the purpose of private study and research, and may only be reproduced and copied as permitted by copyright laws or with express written authorization from the copyright owner. en_US
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dc.title A study of the reading problems of the pupils of two grade seven classes in a Winnipeg school en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.type master thesis en_US Education en_US

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