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Wilson Reading System®
Beginning Reading

Wilson Reading System® was found to have potentially positive effects on alphabetics and no discernible effects on fluency and comprehension.

The Wilson Reading System® is a reading and writing program. It provides a curriculum for teaching reading and spelling to individuals of any age who have difficulty with written language. The Wilson Reading System® directly teaches the structure of words in the English language, aiming to help students learn the coding system for reading and spelling. The program provides interactive lesson plans and uses a sequential system with extensive controlled text. The Wilson Reading System® is structured to progress from phoneme segmentation to more challenging tasks, and seeks to improve sight word knowledge, fluency, vocabulary, oral expressive language development, and reading comprehension.

Findings

1
studies that met standards out of
1
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Alphabetics Potentially positive effects 3
 
 
13
Comprehension No discernible effects 3 --
Reading fluency No discernible effects 3 --

Last Updated: July 2007

Race

Black
42%
White
58%

Gender

Male: 34%
Female: 66%

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

43%

Delivery Method

whole class icon
Small Group

Locations

PA
Northeast
Note: This summary only includes data from studies that reported sample information. The Intervention Report may include evidence from other studies that met standards, but did not report sample information.


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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by American Institutes for Research under contract ED-02-CO-0022.

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