ERIC Number: EJ722307
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jan
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Reading Comprehension for Older Readers
Vaughn, Sharon; Edmonds, Meaghan
Intervention in School & Clinic, v41 n3 p131-137 Jan 2006
This article provides an overview of a multicomponent comprehension strategy and graphic organizers designed for older readers to gain meaning from text. Practices designed to capitalize on the best research-based elements associated with improved outcomes in reading comprehension, particularly for expository texts, are described. The graphic organizers provide visual representations and organizational schema, which are useful for assisting students in organizing key concepts, vocabulary, and information from text.
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Reading Research, Age, Schemata (Cognition)
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