National Study of Literature-Based Reading: How Literature-Based Reading Improves Both Reading and Math Ability

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DETAILS: Location: Throughout the US; Design: Correlational; Sample: Reading and math standardized test scores for 10,124 students in grades 1-9 at 136 schools; Duration: 1 school year.

RESULTS: Reading and math standardized test data were collected for 10,124 students. Reading improvement ranged from 1.3 to 26.9 percentiles per 100 Accelerated Reader points of literature-based reading practice, and math improvement ranged from 1.9 to 11.7 percentiles per 100 points of reading practice.

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