Question: How much time is spent in reading classes on writing?
Answer: “Little or no reading class time was spent on writing or writing instruction.” KC Howard. 1987. P. 224.
Comment: I don’t know if this is still true (2011), but if so, it’s a huge mistake. Reading to learn activities help with comprehension among other reading skills. I wonder if this finding involved literature classes? 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.
NOTE: Four-day vacation from this blog for the Thanksgiving Holiday. RayS.