Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Reading (Primary)--Language experience approach; Phonetics; Reading (Primary);
This study examined the literature concerning the phonics reading approach and the whole language reading approach at the primary grade level. Benefits, as well as problems, associated with phonics and whole language were discussed. Guidelines were presented for teachers to use with the best reading approaches for children in the primary grades. Conclusions were drawn from the literature and recommendations were made for teaching reading successfully to primary-age children.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Charles R. May
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©2002 Alisha Sue Jobe
Jobe, Alisha Sue, "Phonics or whole language : choosing the most effective approach to teach reading" (2002). Graduate Research Papers. 908.