Date of Award


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Superseded Degree Name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.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Reading comprehension; Educational tests and measurements; Second grade (Education)


The purpose or this study was to determine whether there was a significant difference in performance on the Gates-MacGinitie Comprehension Test between pupils who have received instruction from a basic reading text and pupils who have been instructed from Sullivan Programmed Reading. Further it was a secondary purpose of the study to determine whether boys or girls achieve significantly better in either program.


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