Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Amount of Reading and Writing Ability

Annotated Research

Question: What is the correlation  of the amount of reading by elementary students and their writing ability  with their comprehension?

Answer: “Elementary students’ writing abilities and the amount of reading they did were highly correlated with their reading comprehension performances.” LI Heise. 1988. P. 218.

Comment: I wonder if skill in reading comprehension correlates with writing ability and amount of reading? I think that is a significant question. RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst, Eds. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1990), 205-221.

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