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Table Of Contents

Reported Free Reading in a Second Language
The Author Recognition Test
Read and Test Studies
Summary
The Alternative to Free Reading: Direct Instruction
The Complexity Argument
Competence without Instruction
The Effect of Instruction
Reading and Cognitive Development
Good Thinkers Read More
Reading and Writing Apprehension
Conclusion
An Interpretation
Notes
Access
More Access at Home Results in More Reading
Better Classroom Libraries Result in More Reading
Better School Libraries Result in More Reading
Access to Public Libraries Results in More Reading
Comfort and Quiet
Libraries
Children Get Their Books from Libraries
Better Libraries Result in Better Reading
Poverty and Access to Books
What About School?
Libraries and Second Language Acquirers
Money for Libraries: Who Is Paying Now?
Reading Aloud
Reading Experience
Home Run Books
Models
Direct Encouragement
Other Factors
Light Reading: Comic Books
Comic Books and Language Development
Comic Texts
Experiments with Comic Book Reading
Comics as a Conduit
The Case for Comics
Light Reading: The Teen Romance
Light Reading: The Power of Magazines
Is Light Reading Enough?
Do Rewards Work?
What Does the Research Say?
Reading Management Programs
Writing
Writing Style Comes from Reading
More Writing Does Not Mean Better Writing
What Writing Does
The Effect of Television
Does More Television Mean Less Reading?
The Language of Television
Television and Language Development
Television: A Summary
Conclusions
References
Researcher Index
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The Power of Reading Insights From the Research 2004

The Power of Reading Insights From the Research 2004

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