NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
ERIC Number: EJ439178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0502
Can Middle School Students Summarize?
Maxworthy, Andrea Giese; Barry, Arlene
Reading Horizons, v32 n3 p191-98 Feb 1992
Investigates the ability of middle school readers to summarize and learn from text. Finds that students exhibit difficulty in stating an unstated topic sentence and in ascertaining the most important information in the text. Makes five recommendations for improving the teaching of the summarization technique. (PRA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A