ERIC Number: EJ606599
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Strategic Instruction in Middle School Social Studies: Enhancing Academic and Literacy Outcomes for At-Risk Students.
Katims, David S.; Harmon, Janis M.
Intervention in School and Clinic, v35 n5 p280-89 May 2000
This article describes a cognitive strategy, PEP (Person, Event, Place), designed to enhance middle school students' comprehension of social studies texts. The PEP strategy is intended to help teachers scaffold the reading and writing experiences of at-risk students. Evaluation indicated a significant increase in reading comprehension for all students, improved metacognitive ability, improved attention, and improved student academic confidence. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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