ERIC Number: ED232141
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr-3
Reference Count: 0
Stimulating Cognitive Processes in Beginning Readers.
Morgan, Mary Ann; Wallace, Nancy
Drawing from research on reading, this paper suggests various methods of stimulating cognition in beginning readers. Defining cognition as the process by which a person gains knowledge, or understands or comprehends, discussion in the paper centers on the following topics: (1) perceptive and cognitive skills; (2) prior experience; (3) knowledge of the code of writing; (4) motivation, purpose, and interest; (5) perceptibility; (6) adequacy and completeness of coding system; (7) time spent on comprehension instruction; (8) holistic and subskill instructional approaches; (9) questions to guide comprehension; (10) think-time; (11) subskill instruction; and (12) semantic webbing. (HOD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Keystone State Reading Association (15th, White Haven, PA, October 13-15, 1982).