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ERIC Number: EJ492936
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-726X
Deaf Children Reading Fables: Using ASL Summaries to Improve Reading Comprehension.
Andrews, Jean F.; And Others
American Annals of the Deaf, v139 n3 p378-86 Jul 1994
Seven deaf elementary school students read fables in printed English that had previously been summarized in American Sign Language (ASL) and read other fables without the intervention. The ASL summary technique increased the quantity and quality of students'"retelling scores"; it also improved readers' comprehension of the moral lessons of the fables. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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