ERIC Number: EJ855107
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
Paraphrasing: An Effective Comprehension Strategy
Kletzien, Sharon B.
Reading Teacher, v63 n1 p73-77 Sep 2009
Paraphrasing, somewhat different from retelling and summarizing, helps students monitor their understanding and incorporate new knowledge with what they already know about a topic. Paraphrasing helps students realize that comprehension is the goal of reading.
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Supplementary Reading Materials, Grade 5, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 7, Objectives, Reading Strategies, Metacognition, Teaching Models, Reading Centers, Reading Instruction, Universities
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 3; Grade 4; Grade 5; Grade 6; Grade 7; Higher Education
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