“Comprehension is a process in which the reader constructs meaning by interacting with text” (Harris & Hodges, 1995, p. 207). Comprehension is purposeful, active, and can be developed by teaching specific comprehension strategies. When comprehension strategies are taught explicitly, students’ reading improves. Research “Comprehension is a process in which the reader constructs meaning by… Read More Structured Comprehension Strategies for Improved Reading Achievement
When students have had concrete experiences about science concepts, they are better able to tackle science text with success (Olson & Mokhtari, 2010).” Meaningful background knowledge, provided by concrete science inquiries, enhances a student’s text comprehension. Effective science text comprehension requires more than reading skills and the use of various strategies. Meaningful background knowledge,… Read More Inquiring Kids Want to Read About Science
Students can be assisted in the writing process by the use of strategy instruction. A strategy is merely a tool used to complete a task. Cognitive Strategy Instruction is an evidence–based technique with research that supports its effectiveness. Writing development “While students are building the skills they need to advance through the stages of… Read More Dear Teacher, Please Help Me Learn to Write!!