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Question 1: This was a scathing condemnation of the "look say" method, and advocated a return to programs that stressed teaching ________ to beginning readers.
PhonicsAmerican EnglishGeneral AmericanEnglish language

Question 2: Basal readers have been in use in the United States since the mid 1860s, beginning with a series called the ________.
Miami UniversityMcGuffey ReadersOhio UniversityWilliam Holmes McGuffey

Question 3: Those with very ________ usage may ease difficulties for beginner or weak readers.Students who are reading below grade level will receive some benefits from using the on-level basal.
Controlled vocabularyAuthority controlWordNetBilingual dictionary

Question 4: During the latter part of the 1980s, basal usage declined as reading programs began to turn to ________ programs that relied more heavily on trade books, rather than textbooks.
Whole languageConstructivism (learning theory)Grade (education)Active learning

Question 5: Commonly called "reading books" or "readers" they are usually published as anthologies that combine previously published ________, excerpts of longer narratives, and original works.
NovelNovellaPoetryShort story

Question 6: Basal readers are ________ used to teach reading and associated skills to schoolchildren.
TextbookAncient GreeceHomerConnected Mathematics

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