Remedial Cases in Reading; Their Diagnosis and Treatment

Remedial Cases in Reading; Their Diagnosis and Treatment

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...were asked to stimulate effective thinking. He frequently brought to the special teacher selections which his classmates were reading. These were usually read aloud; the stories were discussed; the meanings of words were made clear; and references were explained. He was asked to express his own opinion about the stories, to tell why certain things happened, to characterize people, and to anticipate how stories would end. A number of books which were begun in class and completed outside were also discussed in the same way. Results.--He was given the tests again at the end of eleven weeks. The scores which he made in December, his October scores, and the standard scores for his grade are included in Table XXII. The scores indicate that he had made satisfactory progress in oral reading and that he was above the standard for his grade in comprehension and in rate of silent reading. His December score in the Monroe test, however, was lower than his October score, which was explained by the fact that he had read carelessly while taking the Monroe test. TABLE XXII He was later asked to re-read the passages, and he corrected his errors without help. He admitted that he thought they were very easy and that he had not read them carefully. It is evident that he was still considerably retarded in oral reading. Just a week before the end of the period he began to wear glasses and it is believed that his glasses will aid greatly in overcoming his difficulties in recognition. CASE K A SIXTH-GRADE BOY WHO WAS RETARDED PRIMARILY IN THE MECHANICS OF READING BECAUSE OF EXTREME TIMIDITY AND LACK OF CONFIDENCE Introductory statement.--In October, 1921, W. M. was thirteen years old. He had no physical defects, except nervousness, which were likely to interfere with...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236493516
  • 9781236493514