ERIC Number: ED101188
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehension Skills, Unit 3. Morehead ABE Teacher Training Institute.
In its treatment of the development of reading comprehension, the document considers the topics of general understanding, influence of vocabulary and word meaning, relationships to subject matter areas, and techniques for study and questioning. Unit one, entitled Analysis of Style, deals with grasping the main idea; directly stated facts and reading for details; making inferences; and steps in reading to follow directions. The teaching of vocabulary and a list outlining constructs are offered in unit two. Comprehension skills pertinent to content area with suggestions relating to mathematics and science are considered in unit three. Focusing on psychological set and teaching learning techniques, unit four briefly outlines the principles of the CLOZE procedure, SQ3R, and D-R-T-A methods. The final unit discusses questioning techniques, the taxonomy of questioning techniques, the kinds of classroom questions, and the taxonomy of reading comprehension. (MW)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Reading Programs, Classification, Cloze Procedure, Cognitive Processes, Content Area Reading, Factual Reading, Questioning Techniques, Reading Comprehension, Reading Development, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development, Word Study Skills
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Morehead State Univ., KY. Appalachian Adult Education Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III