ERIC Number: EJ662758
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Early Positive Predictors of Later Reading Comprehension for African American Students: A Preliminary Investigation.
Craig, Holly K.; Connor, Carol M.; Washington, Julie A.
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, v34 n1 p31-43 Jan 2003
A longitudinal study examined the performance of 50 African American children (ages 4-6) from low- and middle- income homes on a reading comprehension test. Preliminary results indicate two measures predicted later reading comprehension for children from low income homes, use of complex syntax and shape matching. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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