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Open Court Reading©
Beginning Reading

Open Court Reading© was found to have potentially positive effects on general reading achievement and comprehension for beginning readers.

Open Court Reading© is a reading program for grades K–6 that is designed to teach decoding, comprehension, inquiry, and writing in a three-part progression. Part One of each unit, Preparing to Read, focuses on phonemic awareness, sounds and letters, phonics, fluency, and word knowledge. Part Two, Reading and Responding, emphasizes reading literature for understanding, comprehension, inquiry, and practical reading applications. Part Three, Language Arts, focuses on writing, spelling, grammar, usage, mechanics, and basic computer skills.

Findings

2
studies that met standards out of
30
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Comprehension Potentially positive effects 1-3
 
 
10
Reading achievement Potentially positive effects 2-3
 
 
12

Last Updated: October 2014

Race

Not specified
61%

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

67%

English Learners

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22%

Delivery Method

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Whole Class

Urbanicity

Rural
Suburban
Urban

Locations

IN, FL, GA, NC, TX, CA, ID
Midwest, South, West


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