Assessing the Effects of the Reading Success Level A Program with Fourth-grade Students at a Title I Elementary School

Jaclyn M. Reed, Nancy E. Marchand-Martella, Ronald C. Martella, Russell L. Kolts
2007 Education and Treatment of Children  
The purpose of this investigation was to assess the effects of the Reading Success Level A program on the comprehension skills of 93 fourth graders across four general education classrooms. Two general education teachers participated in this study over a 6-month period. Pre-and pos�est data were collected on individual student performance using the Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI). In addition, within-program assessments including mastery quizzes and tests were administered as part of the
more » ... as part of the program. Results showed that students who participated in Reading Success Level A demonstrated statistically significant gains in reading comprehension performance. In addition, at-risk readers made similar gains to those readers who were not at-risk indicating that Reading Success Level A was effective across students.
doi:10.1353/etc.2007.0004 fatcat:rzaiqx7y4rh2pbizmre5buf6si