Predicting English Word Reading Skills for Spanish-Speaking Students in First Grade.

@article{Pez2006PredictingEW,
  title={Predicting English Word Reading Skills for Spanish-Speaking Students in First Grade.},
  author={Mariela M. P{\'a}ez and Claudia Rinaldi},
  journal={Topics in language disorders},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={338-350}
}
This article describes the word reading skills in English and Spanish for a sample of 244 Spanish-speaking, English-learning (hence, bilingual) students in first grade and presents a predictive model for English word reading skills. The children in the study were assessed at the end of kindergarten and first grade, respectively. Data were gathered with 3 subtests of the Woodcock Language Proficiency Battery and a researcher-developed phonological awareness task. Results showed that, on average… CONTINUE READING