The Effects of Fifth Graders' Comprehension of Social Studies Text that is Listened to While Being Read
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The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of the reading while listening strategy on fifth graders' comprehension of social studies concepts. Using a post-test only design and applying a 1 test for independent samples. It was found that the treatment groups achieved significantly higher scores on the Houghton Mifflin end of the unit test. It was conc~uded that the Rwl strategy was more effective in promoting comprehension than was reading silently.
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