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Bachelors Essay

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts (BA)




As reading is of all the primary subjects the most crucial and the basis upon which first-grade and second-grade promotion is determined, a study of Reading Readiness is of the utmost importance. This essay is an attempt to describe those influencing factors which prepare pupils for the function of reading in the primary grades.

Modern methods and materials used in the preparation of pupils tor reading have been described and discussed and special reference made to the work accomplished along these lines 1n the kindergartens of the Milwaukee Public Schools.


A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the College of Liberal Arts, Marquette University, in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements tor the Degree of Bachelor of Philosophy.

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