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ERIC Number: EJ1105414
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Two for One: Using QAR to Increase Reading Comprehension and Improve Test Scores
Green, Susan
Reading Teacher, v70 n1 p103-109 Jul-Aug 2016
This teaching tip describes an intervention used in a third-grade classroom implemented to help students pass an end-of-grade reading comprehension test. Low scores on a practice end-of-grade comprehension test prompted a re-examination of classroom reading instruction and a plan for intervention. This teaching tip describes the phases implemented over an eight-week period to add the Question Answer Relationship (QAR) strategy to students' reader's toolboxes to increase comprehension and improve test scores. Most student scores on end-of-grade test increased after this intervention, which supports the use of QAR to improve test scores while furthering literacy development.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 3; Primary Education; Elementary Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A