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Keywords

Reading (Primary); Silent reading;

Abstract

This literature review and following project examine the issue of using free reading time as an instructional strategy during the school day. Research was gathered from professional articles and books on the subject of literacy learning for the purpose of attempting to determine the value of allowing students free reading time. Some important components needed in a free reading program were found to be appropriate and plentiful book selection, an appropriate environment for reading, opportunities for students to interact with each other, and positive teacher modeling. The project includes lessons plans for a teacher workshop is presented to train teachers on how to create effective free reading time in the classroom.

Year of Submission

2009

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Rick C. Traw

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Date Original

2009

Object Description

1 PDF file (97 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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