Authors: Browder DM, Shear SM
Title: Interspersal of Known Items in a Treatment Package to Teach Sight Words to Students with Behavior Disorders
Source: The Journal of Special Education 1996 29(4): 400-413
Year: 1996
Research Design: Single Case Design

The current study evaluated the effectiveness of using interspersal of known items in a treatment package to teach sight words to middle school students with moderate mental retardation and severe behavior disorders. An interspersal drill sequence was used to teach sight words related to reading the daily newspaper weather report. Results of the experiment indicated that students mastered the 10 sight words and showed some improvement in reading the daily weather report.

Access: Paywall