The Effects of Increasing Instructional Time on Student Performance in Reading

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The purpose of this study is to identify the effects of increasing instructional time on student performance in reading. The six participants of this study were in fourth grade during the 2009- 2010 school year. The six participants consisted of three boys and three girls. The participants were given a pre test prior to the implementation of the intervention and post test following the intervention to determine reading performance. The research was conducted for six weeks. The findings from this study indicate that increased instructional time has a significant effect on reading performance.