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ERIC Number: EJ1014068
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1559-663X
Instructional Enhancements to Improve Students' Reading Abilities
Stoller, Fredricka L.; Anderson, Neil J.; Grabe, William; Komiyama, Reiko
English Teaching Forum, v51 n1 p2-11, 33 2013
This article offers five instructional enhancements that help students become better readers. These classroom practices coincide with five key elements of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) reading instruction: "extensive practice and exposure to print," "commitment to building student motivation," "attention to reading fluency," "vocabulary building," and "comprehension skills practice and discussion." The classroom practices can be used in addition to a prescribed reading curriculum, for as little as ten minutes per week, to improve students' reading abilities. (Contains 3 figures.)
US Department of State. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs, SA-5, 2200 C Street NW 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037. e-mail: etforum@state.gov; Web site: http://www.forum.state.gov
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A