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Reading recovery: investigating differential effects on the literacy development of young children for whom English is an additional language in comparison with their native speaking peers

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This thesis studied young, struggling readers, all of whom had participated in the Reading Recovery literacy intervention, and investigated whether differential progress was made by children learning English as an additional language when compared with their native, English-speaking peers. The children were assessed on a pre- and post-test basis on literacy measures associated with reading comprehension in a UK context.

Following a Pilot Phase, 52 children who were learning English ...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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SSD
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Education
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2015-06-09

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