Reading in the Kindergarten: a Comparative Study of Opposing Views
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
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AbstractIt was the purpose of this study to attempt to bring together differing opinions and research concerning the teaching of formal reading skills to children of kindergarten age. In order to establish evidence relevant to the problem, the following question was considered: Should the teaching of formal reading skills be a part of the kindergarten curriculum? In view of the question, this paper attempted to study from the literature whether formal reading skills should be taught to children in kindergarten classes.