Fowlow, Sandra Mary (1984) The use of the rebus as an instructional device in beginning reading instruction. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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This study examines the feasibility of the rebus interspersed in context as an instructional tool to teach sight vocabulary to the beginning reader. The rebus is presented in four categories: 1) noun, 2) verb, 3) adjective, 4) adverb. A pre-test - treatment - post-test design was implemented and the results are reported in terms of Gain Scores. This examiner found that the order of difficulty from easy-to-hard was as follows: 1) nouns, 2) verbs, 3) adjectives, 4) adverbs. In addition, it was found that all students benefited from this method including those classified as slow learners.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Additional Information:||Bibliography: leaves 80-83.|
|Department(s):||Education, Faculty of|
|Library of Congress Subject Heading:||Reading (Primary); Rebuses|
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