Master's Theses

Date of Award

Summer 2000

Degree Name

Education Specialist (Ed.S)

Department

Advanced Education Programs

Advisor

Amy Claxton Kallam

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the Animated-Literacy approach to reading instruction by analyzing the Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills scores taken at the conclusion of the school year. The subtests scaled scores of a first grade class that received Animated-Literacy reading instruction were compared to a previous class that did not receive this type of instruction to determine if there was a significant difference. A significant improvement was found in the Word Analysis subtest. No significant differences were found in the areas of Reading Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension or Total Reading.

Rights

Copyright 2000 Peggy A. McMillion

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