Reading Volume, Stamina, & Silent Reading - Research Articles

20 January 2011

Research Article

Comprehension-Based Silent Reading Rates: What Do We Know? What Do We Need To Know?

Hiebert, E.H., Samuels, S.J., & Rasinski, T.V. (in press). Comprehension-based silent reading rates: What do we know? What do we need to know? Literacy Research and Instruction.

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31 January 2014

Research Article

The Forgotten Reading Proficiency: Stamina in Silent Reading

The new assessments developed by the SBAC and PARCC require third grade students to read the texts silently and for extensive periods of time.

Hiebert, E.H. (March, 2014). The Forgotten Reading Proficiency: Stamina in Silent Reading. In E.H. Hiebert (Ed.), Stamina, Silent Reading, & the Common Core State Standards. Santa Cruz, CA: TextProject.

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20 February 2014

Research Article

Are Students Really Reading in Independent Reading Contexts? An Examination of Comprehension-Based Silent Reading Rate

As a result of the conclusion of the National Reading Panel that sustained silent reading has not proven particularly effective in increasing fluency and comprehension, policy-makers and administrators have raised questions about the effectiveness of silent reading during instructional time.

Hiebert, E.H., Wilson, K.M., Trainin, G. (2010). Are Students Really Reading in Independent Reading Contexts? An Examination of Comprehension-Based Silent Reading Rate. In E.H. Hiebert & D. Ray Reutzel (Eds.), Revisiting Silent Reading: New Directions for Teachers and Researchers. Newark, DE. IRA.