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Date of Award


Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper

Degree Name

Special Education: M.S.


Special Education


School of Education

First Advisor

Huseh-I Lo

Second Advisor

Mary Jo Froemming

Third Advisor

Ming-Chi Own

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

Independent Reading, Silent Reading


This study was designed to analyze the best approaches to independent reading in a middle school classroom. After discussing and reviewing related literature, I discuss the implications of independent reading within my classroom by looking at three different types of exposure and three different types of involvement. My purpose was to create a month long process to find which exposure and involvement work best for my students.



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