ERIC Number: ED184080
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Putting the Answer Before the Question: A New Way of Understanding Reading Comprehension. Set Research Information For Teachers, Number Two, Item 4.
This report discusses techniques for analyzing children's responses to questions about stories as a means of improving reading comprehension. Various sections of the report discuss what knowledge it takes for a child to answer a question; types of questions that can be asked, including explicit, those requiring prior knowledge, and implicit; how to determine a child's instructional needs and reading progress; the advantages of the techniques cited; and ways that teachers can make use of the techniques. (FL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington.
Note: For related documents see CS 005 323-326.