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Open Court Reading©
Adolescent Literacy

Open Court Reading© was found to have potentially positive effects on comprehension for adolescent 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

1
studies that met standards out of
3
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Comprehension No discernible effects 1-5 --

Last Updated: August 2012

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

75%

English Learners

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15%

Delivery Method

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Whole Class

Urbanicity

Rural
Suburban
Urban

Locations

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


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