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ERIC Number: EJ437492
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0553
The Contribution of Prior Knowledge and Coherent Text to Comprehension.
McKeown, Margaret G.; And Others
Reading Research Quarterly, v27 n1 p78-93 1992
Examines comprehension of students provided with relevant background knowledge and then tested on two versions of a text. Finds that students who read the revised text recalled significantly more material and answered more questions correctly than students who read the original text. Discusses the importance of the teacher's role in mediating learning from social studies text. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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