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ERIC Number: EJ667699
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Improving Comprehension through Mural Lessons.
McKenzie, Gary R.; Danielson, Elaine
Reading Teacher, v56 n8 p738-42 May 2003
Addresses the problem of finding a quick, easy, and effective way to teach necessary background knowledge for new topics so teachers can build the specific schema children will need to comprehend the text they read. Describes a mural lesson as an organized way for teachers to talk about and use pictures to provide students with information that will bridge gaps in their background knowledge of a text's topic. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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