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ERIC Number: EJ860550
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-1045-988X
Improving Vocabulary and Comprehension Skills of Secondary-Level Students from Diverse Backgrounds
McCollin, Michelle; O'Shea, Doris J.; McQuiston, Kathleen
Preventing School Failure, v54 n2 p133-136 2010
Secondary-level students from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds who struggle with reading need strategies for aligning new information with their previous knowledge as well as for obtaining and retaining essential information from the text. Important components of all secondary literacy support must include instruction in word identification, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. (Contains 1 table and 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Grade 12; Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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