ERIC Number: EJ448703
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Impact of Language Ability and Text Variables on Sixth-Grade Students' Comprehension.
Penning, Marge J.; Raphael, Taffy E.
Applied Psycholinguistics, v12 n4 p397-417 Dec 1991
Examines differences in language ability between normally achieving students and learning-disabled students with reading comprehension problems. Poor comprehending students differed from normal achievers for all language measures and in the manner that reader- and text-related variables predicted comprehension. Results supported the positive role of syntactic ability in text comprehension. (69 references) (JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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