Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Fall 1999

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Nancy E. Jurenka

Second Committee Member

Joe Schomer

Third Committee Member

Franklin D. Carlson


This project was designed to identify instructional strategies and activities to be used concurrently with selected literature for students with specific learning disabilities. As students progress through the middle and high school grades, specific strategies for reading are essential if students are to successfully comprehend narrative as well as expository text. Instructional strategies and activities were compiled for teacher use for male students at the middle and high school level.