ERIC Number: EJ586926
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Comprehension: The Sine Qua Non of Reading.
Beck, Isabel L.; McKeown, Margaret G.
Teaching and Change, v6 n2 p197-211 Win 1999
Explains the relevance of reading-comprehension research for classroom teachers, discussing how knowledge of the world and active engagement with ideas in the text influence comprehension and looking at how to develop both these capabilities. Four sections discuss the power of background knowledge, reading aloud and discussing literature with children, active engagement in independent reading, and questioning the author. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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