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Passport Reading Journeys
Adolescent Literacy

Passport Reading Journeys is a supplemental literacy curriculum designed to help improve reading comprehension, vocabulary, word study, and writing skills of struggling readers in grades 6–12. Lessons incorporate both teacher-led instruction and technology, including whole-class and small-group instruction, independent reading, video segments, and independent computer-based practice. The curriculum includes a series of two-week, ten-lesson instructional sequences on topics in science, math, fine art, literature, and social studies. Each sequence is themed as an expedition or journey for students.

Findings

Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Comprehension Mixed effects --
Literacy achievement No discernible effects --

Last Updated: November 2019

Race

Black
67%
White
18%
Not specified
14%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
1%
Not Hispanic
95%

Gender

Male: 56%
Female: 43%

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

87%

English Learners

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5%


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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by Mathematica Policy Research under contract WWC-OREGANO-91990018C0009.

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