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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Superseded Degree Name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.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Poor children--Education--United States; Reading teachers; African American children--Education


The purpose of this report is to research subjects who were disadvantaged youngsters in grades kindergarten through six. These studies will be selected on the basis of the following criteria: 1. The study must be concerned with teacher behavior and teaching techniques, pupil related variables or materials. Any one or a combination of these categories can appear in a study; 2. The study must appear to be sound research; and 3. All studies should have been conducted within the last fifteen years; 4. The majority of the subjects in each study should be black children. From these studies the writer will attempt to identify implications for teaching disadvantaged youngsters with regard to teacher behavior and teaching techniques, materials, and other pupil related variables.


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