A Critical Examination of the Effects of Colored Paper on the Academic Achievement of Fourth Graders in Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary
Duggan, Mauna Sue
Type of Degreedissertation
DepartmentEducation Foundation, Leadership, and Technology
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Reading is a learned skill for life. It requires cognitive processing increasing with practice. This study examined the used of colored paper for comprehension and vocabulary aassessments given to fifty-one fourth graders for the purpose of increasing test scores. All fourth grade students received weekly comprehension and vocabulary assessments on either goldenrod, Astrobright blue, green, or white paper for a period of one month. Scores were compared weekly on each color and results showed there was no color effect for either comprehension or vocabulary.
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