Author

Paula O'Leary

Date of Award

1-1-1967

Document Type

Thesis

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Reading Specialist)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Julitta Fisch, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Reading (Middle school); Vocabulary; Vocabulary tests; Vocabulary--Study and teaching

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to evaluate a direct teaching method and a wide reading method of expanding and enriching vocabularies of eighth grade students of average and above-average ability. The writer hoped to determine which of the methods would effect more improvement during a seven month period. A further desired outcome was to discover which method was more effective with the higher and lower ability groups within the experimental groups. The specific objectives of this study are: 1. To determine which method will bring about more improvement in vocabulary. 2. To determine which ability group will meet with more success in each experimental group.

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Open Access

OCLC Number

825555528

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