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ERIC Number: EJ1059642
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
Increasing the Inclusion of Reading Comprehension Strategies in Secondary Content-Area Classrooms
Ness, Molly
Language and Literacy Spectrum, v17 p3-13 2007
This article presents research on the frequency of reading comprehension instruction in secondary content-area classrooms. In 2,400 minutes of direct classroom observation, only 3% of instructional time was allotted to coaching middle and high school readers on the reading comprehension strategies essential to understanding informational text. Finally, suggestions for increasing reading comprehension in such classrooms are provided.
New York State Reading Association. PO Box 874, Albany, NY 12201. Tel: 518-434-4748; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; Middle Schools; Junior High Schools; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A