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ERIC Number: EJ674697
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-8294
Confronting Complex Text: Readability Lessons from Readers with Language Learning Disabilities.
Venable, Gail Portnuff
Topics in Language Disorders, v23 n3 p225-40 Jul-Sep 2003
This article discusses the reading fluency and comprehension problems of struggling secondary students who can read, with assistance, on a fourth-grade reading level or above. Difficulties with vocabulary and sentence construction are described, along with problems with pronoun reference and noun substitutions, metaphor, and conventions of print. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Theme Issue: Readability in Classroom and Clinic: New Perspectives.