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ERIC Number: EJ1040830
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Building Background Knowledge
Neuman, Susan B.; Kaefer, Tanya; Pinkham, Ashley
Reading Teacher, v68 n2 p145-148 Oct 2014
This article make a case for the importance of background knowledge in children's comprehension. It suggests that differences in background knowledge may account for differences in understanding text for low- and middle-income children. It then describes strategies for building background knowledge in the age of common core standards.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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