Graduate Project Title
Date of Degree Completion
Master of Education (MEd)
Second Committee Member
Third Committee Member
The specific purposes of this project were to:
1. Analyze the instructional comprehension questions suggested by the Houghton Mifflin teachers' manual for the basal reading series grades 1, 2, and 3. This included oral questions used to guide silent reading and post-story discussion questions.
2. Develop additional instructional resources to correlate with the Houghton Mifflin basal reading series grades 1, 2, and 3. Specifically created were alternative questioning strategies to aid early readers in the development of a process for comprehending written passages as they are reading.
These resources will be submitted for use in the author's local school district.
Cada, Patsy Carol, "[Improving Instruction in Reading Comprehension Utilizing Basal Readers]" (1981). All Graduate Projects. 227.