ERIC Number: ED264529
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Understanding and Teaching Cohesion Comprehension.
Irwin, Judith W., Ed.
Concerned with improving student comprehension of text, this book focuses particularly on teaching students how sentences tie together. Articles in the three sections are grouped as follows: Part 1, What Is Cohesion Comprehension? contains "Cohesion, Coherence, and Comprehension" (Alden J. Moe and Judith W. Irwin); "Identifying Types of Anaphoric Relationships" (James F. Baumann and Jennifer A. Stevenson); and "Assessing Comprehensibility: The PHAN System" (Charles H. Clark). Part 2, Research on Cohesion Comprehension, contains "Cohesion and Comprehension: A Research View" (Judith W. Irwin); "The Anaphora Jigsaw Puzzle in Psycholinguistic and Reading Research" (John G. Barnitz); and "Cohesion Factors in Children's Textbooks" (Judith W. Irwin). Part 3, Teaching Cohesion Comprehension, contains "Teaching Students to Understand Explicit and Implicit Connectives" (Cynthia J. Pulver); "Anaphoric Reference Instruction: Current Instructional Practices" (Anne E. Gottsdanker-Willekens); "Teaching Students to Comprehend Anaphoric Relations" (James F. Baumann and Jennifer A. Stevenson); and "Instructional Strategies to Promote Comprehension of Normal and Noncohesive Text" (Charles H. Clark). (EL)
Descriptors: Coherence, Cohesion (Written Composition), Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Sentence Structure, Teaching Methods
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Rd., PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 (Book No. 964, $6.50 member, $9.50 nonmember).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Identifiers: Anaphora; Cohesion Comprehension; Text Structure