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Breznitz, Zvia – Reading Improvement, 1991
Examines the relationships between social and emotional variables, and oral and silent reading comprehension. Finds significant correlations between reading effectiveness and various personality characteristics. Finds also that anxiety and a low sociometric score impair oral reading more than silent reading. Argues that social and emotional…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies
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Breznitz, Zvia – Reading Improvement, 1989
Examines the relevance of decoding, comprehension, and reading rate as used by teachers for evaluation of their students' reading competence. Finds that teachers claim to rely only on decoding and comprehension in assessing reading competence, but that in practice teachers rely quite heavily on reading rate as a diagnostic tool. (RS)
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Educational Assessment, Foreign Countries, Grade 1