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ERIC Number: EJ1129736
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2325-7466
Action Research Report: Using Objects to Increase Reading Comprehension in Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
Bravo, Sheila
Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, p18-33 Fall 2016
The purpose of this action research was to facilitate reading comprehension of read-alouds in students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. Grade-level read-alouds were paired with manipulatives (real objects) that represented the stories read. Students were assessed after reading, and the results between instances when manipulatives were used, were compared to instances when pictures were used. All students participating in the study demonstrated an increased level in comprehension of the texts shown by answering more questions correctly when manipulatives were used.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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