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ERIC Number: EJ1099153
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1938-9809
Questioning and Informational Texts: Scaffolding Students Comprehension of Content Areas
James, Ioney; Carter, Tyrette S.
Forum on Public Policy Online, v2007 n3 Sum 2007
This article focuses on the use of questioning strategies to promote comprehension of informational texts. It proposes that if students gain personally effective questioning strategies for comprehending informational text and a sense of self-efficacy in using these strategies independently, before they enter middle and secondary grades, their chances of school completion, and success will be enhanced. It challenges teachers to model appropriate questions. In addition this article highlights three questioning strategies teachers can use to help student generate quality questions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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