Publication Date


Advisor(s) - Committee Chair

Mabel Rudisill, Lee Jones, Gordon Wilson

Degree Program

School of Teacher Education

Degree Type

Master of Arts


The purpose of the study is twofold:

I. To make a comparative analysis of recently published preprimerrs from the standpoint of:

A. Relation of the content of the picture to the content of the printed text.

B. Style of writing

C. Elements of interst

D. Vocabulary burden

II. To evaluate the difficulty and relative merit of the preprimers analyzed.


Arts and Humanities | Curriculum and Instruction | Education | Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research | English Language and Literature | Language and Literacy Education | Pre-Elementary, Early Childhood, Kindergarten Teacher Education | Reading and Language