Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 2002

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Jack L. McPherson

Second Committee Member

Franklin D. Carlson

Third Committee Member

Gary Shelly


The purpose ofthis project was to develop a model, United States History developmental reading skills curriculum, for resource room students, at Governor John R. Rogers High School, Puyallup, Washington. The model curriculum was designed in alignment with the Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALR'S). To accomplish this purpose, current research and literature was reviewed. Additionally, related information from selected sources was obtained and analyzed.