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ERIC Number: EJ792019
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 13
ISSN: ISSN-1074-4762
What Does It Take to Create Skilled Readers? Facilitating the Transfer and Application of Literacy Strategies
Fisher, Douglas; Fey, Nancy
Voices from the Middle, v15 n4 p16-22 May 2008
The increased focus on reading strategies has had a number of unintended consequences, including the creation of strategy worksheets and isolated strategy instruction. We explore these unintended consequences and provide examples of how middle school teachers can engage students in authentic reading comprehension instruction that results in transfer of skills.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A