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ERIC Number: EJ388665
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Facilitating Children's Comprehension through the Use of Advance Organizers.
Townsend, Michael A. R.; Clarihew, Anne
Journal of Reading Behavior, v21 n1 p15-35 1989
Investigates the effects of verbal and pictorial advance organizers on science text comprehension of children with high or low prior knowledge. Finds that verbal advance organizers assist text comprehension of children with strong prior knowledge, while the addition of a pictorial component aids comprehension of children with weak prior knowledge. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand