Question: How often does reading occur in children’s basal readers?
Answer: “Acts of reading portrayed in [basal] stories comprise less than 10 percent of content, and usually show the reading of signs.” S Davis. 1987. P. 225.
Comment: FYI. RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1988), 213-227.