Author Credentials

Sister M. Kateri Kmetz, S.S.C.M.

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Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Reading Specialist)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Marie Colette Roy, O.S.F.

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Junior high school students; Study skills; Social sciences


In view of the above observation and finding through recent experience that it is a reality, the present writer had undertaken a study to find ways and means of assisting the junior high teacher in presenting and using the study skills--specifically Organizational Skills--for the purpose of improving reading comprehension in the content areas, particularly in Social Studies. It has b€en recommended and the writer wholeheartedly agrees that a course in basic reading instruction be required of all prospective secondary school teachers.


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