The Impact of the Vocabulary Programs Right Answer, Right Now for Words with Multiple Meanings and Elements of Reading: Vocabulary on Second-Grade Reading Comprehension
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Type of Work33 p.
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ProgramMasters of Education
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SubjectsEducation -- Research papers (Graduate)
Children -- Language
The purpose of this research was to determine which of two vocabulary intervention programs, the Right Answer, Right Now for Words with Multiple Meanings program or Elements of Reading: Vocabulary program, is more effective in increasing the reading comprehension level of second-grade students. To examine the effectiveness of the programs on reading comprehension, the study utilized the pre-test/post-test quasi-experimental design. The treatment, the administration of the two vocabulary programs, took place for a period of 6 weeks. Based on the pre and post-test results, the Right Answer, Right Now for Words with Multiple Meanings Program was more effective at increasing reading comprehension, confirming the hypothesis.