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Improvement of Oral Reading

by Ernest Horn & James F. Curtis - 1949

Four principal arguments have been advanced for teaching oral reading: first, its value in life outside the school; second, the many occasions in which it is required or should be encouraged in the school; third, its use, particularly in early grades, as a "natural" approach to silent reading; and fourth, the many concomitant services which it renders.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 48, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 50 Number 10, 1949, p. 254-265
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20239, Date Accessed: 9/25/2020 3:57:22 AM

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  • Ernest Horn
    State University of Iowa
    ERNEST HORN is a Professor of Education and Director of University Elementary School at the State University of Iowa.
  • James Curtis
    State University of Iowa
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    JAMES F. CURTIS is an Associate Professor of Speech at the State University of Iowa.
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