Recreational reading for young people by American Library Association. School Libraries Section.

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Statementprepared by the Book sub-committee of the School libraries section of the American Library Association.
ContributionsRoos, Jean Carolyn, 1891-
LC ClassificationsZ1037 .A492
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p. ;
Number of Pages59
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Open LibraryOL6760627M
LC Control Number31018445

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Recreational reading for young people. Chicago: The Association, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jean Carolyn Roos; American Library Association.

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The conclusion from these studies is that recreational reading by itself has no effect on reading achievement — teachers and instruction are the critical variables in the relationship of recreational reading to reading ability.

The current research provides a strong test of the notion that having students read a lot will produce reading achievement gains. Recreational reading often called free volunteer reading or leisure reading, is the kind of reading that most mature readers do almost every day whether it’s reading newspapers or magazine or just a book.

It is a recreational process to release pressure and thus slip into the realm of relaxation. To some people such reading is kind of therapy.

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