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Characteristics of a Sound Reading Program

by Gertrude Whipple - 1949

The purpose of this chapter is to provide valid standards by which school staffs may appraise their present reading programs. To this end the chapter (1) describes the criteria which are met by a sound program, (2) applies these criteria in appraising the reading programs in operation in schools ranging from the small rural school to the large city school unit, and (3) outlines guiding suggestions for use in revising any reading program.

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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. 33-53
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20228, Date Accessed: 9/26/2020 5:21:34 AM

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  • Gertrude Whipple
    Detroit Public Schools
    GERTRUDE WHIPPLE is a Supervisor of Reading at Detroit Public Schools.
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