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Developing Reading Comprehension

Author : Paula J. Clarke
ISBN : 9781118606742
Genre : Education
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Presents cutting-edge, evidence-based interventions for dealingwith specific difficulties of reading comprehension in childrenaged 7-11. An in-depth introduction to the ‘poor comprehenderprofile’, which describes children who despite beingfluent readers have difficulty extracting meaning from text. Sets out a range of practical interventions for improvingreading skills in this group - along with comprehensive guidance onassessment and monitoring, and insightful accounts ofprofessionals’ experience in delivering the techniquesdescribed. Includes an overview of psychological theories of readingcomprehension, evaluating their practical applicability.

Developing Reading Comprehension

Author : Katherine A. Dougherty Stahl
ISBN : 9781462519767
Genre : Education
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Early literacy instruction typically emphasizes foundational skills--often at the expense of engaging young children in reading and supporting their comprehension of different types of texts. This book explains the essential elements of comprehension and shares a wealth of classroom-tested instructional practices. It presents developmentally informed strategies for scaffolding comprehension skills, using content to promote engagement, and implementing high-level discussions and writing tasks. Ways to teach and assess English learners and other diverse students are highlighted throughout. The book features explicit links to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) as well as helpful reproducible forms. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Developing Reading Skills

Author : Frangoise Grellet
ISBN : 9780521283649
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This is a handbook for language teachers who would like to develop their own reading materials or who wish to enrich a reading course. It offers a classification and description of exercises aimed at developing different reading skills. While the book is designed primarily for teachers of English as a second language, the exercises are equally appropriate for the teaching of other foreign languages and much of the book is relevant to the teaching of first-language reading skills. The question-types range from the familiar (for example, multiple-choice and open questions) to highly original exercises which require the integration of different skills and an active, creative response from the student. It encourages teachers to introduce variety into the teaching of reading and offers them a great deal of resource material to draw on.

The Cognitive Development Of Reading And Reading Comprehension

Author : Carol McDonald Connor
ISBN : 9781317439547
Genre : Education
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Learning to read may be the most complex cognitive operation that children are expected to master, and the latest research in cognitive development has offered important insights into how children succeed or fail at this task. The Cognitive Development of Reading and Reading Comprehension is a multidisciplinary, evidence-based resource for teachers and researchers that examines reading comprehension from a cognitive development perspective, including the principal theories and methods used in the discipline. The book combines research into basic cognitive processes—genetics, perception, memory, executive functioning, and language—with an investigation of the effects that context and environment have on literacy outcomes, making clear how factors such as health, family life, community, policy, and ecology can influence children’s cognitive development.

Signs For Developing Reading

Author : Emil Holmer
ISBN : 9789176857670
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Reading development is supported by strong language skills, not least in deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children. The work in the present thesis investigates reading development in DHH children who use sign language, attend Regional Special Needs Schools (RSNS) in Sweden and are learning to read. The primary aim of the present work was to investigate whether the reading skills of these children can be improved via computerized sign language based literacy training. Another aim was to investigate concurrent and longitudinal associations between skills in reading, sign language, and cognition in this population. The results suggest that sign language based literacy training may support development of word reading. In addition, awareness and manipulation of the sub-lexical structure of sign language seem to assist word reading, and imitation of familiar signs (i.e., vocabulary) may be associated with developing reading comprehension. The associations revealed between sign language skills and reading development support the notion that sign language skills provide a foundation for emerging reading skills in DHH signing children. In addition, the results also suggest that working memory and Theory of Mind (ToM) are related to reading comprehension in this population. Furthermore, the results indicate that sign language experience enhances the establishment of representations of manual gestures, and that progression in ToM seems to be typical, although delayed, in RSNS pupils. Working memory has a central role in integrating environmental stimuli and language-mediated representations, and thereby provides a platform for cross-modal language processing and multimodal language development.

Teaching Comprehension Strategies

Author : R.I.C.Publications
ISBN : 1846541174
Genre : Reading comprehension
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contemporary photocopiable series that methodically and creatively teaches pupils the strategies and skills needed for effective comprehension twelve strategies covered: understanding words; finding information; identifying main idea; sequencing; comparing; predicting; concluding; summarising; inferring; cause and effect; fact or opinion; point of view. original fiction and non fiction texts, customised to suit the strategy being taught each strategy taught throught modelling and followed by practie and independent activities test page provided for each strategy to aid assessment detailed teachers notes for each strategy, including answers includes digital version on accompanying CD

Reading Comprehension In Expository Texts Through Retelling A Basis For Developing An Intervention

Author : Jasmin Villanueva
ISBN : 9783668103795
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2015 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, Pampanga State Agricultural University (College of Education), course: MAED, language: English, abstract: This descriptive-correlational study aimed to assess the level of reading comprehension in expository text of Grade 6 pupils from selected public school sin Angeles Meta-synthesis was used to integrate the qualitative observations of 3 raters on the retellings of the respondents. The expository text used in this study was entitled Friendship, a suggested reading for intermediate students. The text was 490 words long, with average sentence length of 12,8, had a Flesch Reading Ease value of 77.5, and a computed Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level of 6.1. Most of the pupils attained a rating of developing for the content (40.57%), structure (61.71%), and vocabulary (46.86%) of their retelling. A small percentage of the respondents attained an exceptional rating on content (13.14%), structure (4.57%), and vocabulary (0.57%). Majority of the pupils (47.43%) were classified as approaching proficiency (80-84) in terms of their Grade 6 English subject grade. Only 1.71% of the pupils belonged to the advanced category. The reading comprehension of the pupils in expository texts has a significant relationship with their grades in their English subject. This means that their reading comprehension in expository text influences their performance in their English subject class. Results revealed that pupils had difficulty in comprehending expository texts as revealed by their low rating in the content, structure and vocabulary of their retelling. Further, the academic performance of the pupils in their English subject is affected by their reading comprehension.

Reading Comprehension Strategies

Author : Danielle S. McNamara
ISBN : 9781136679285
Genre : Education
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First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reading In A Second Language

Author : William Grabe
ISBN : 0521729742
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Developing Reading Comprehension In The Intermediate Elementary Grades

Author : Kristin Smolarek
ISBN : OCLC:466407266
Genre : Comprehension
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Buffalo State College Master's project in Elementary Education and Reading, 2008.

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