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ERIC Number: EJ866370
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Floating on a Sea of Talk: Reading Comprehension through Speaking and Listening
Mills, Kathy A.
Reading Teacher, v63 n4 p325-329 Dec 2009
Talk is the foundation for thought and understanding and the key to literacy learning. Research demonstrates that powerful metacognitive strategies can be taught to help students self-monitor their comprehension when reading print and digital texts. This article provides a repertoire of speaking and listening strategies to develop the metacognitive thinking of students in the elementary years. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A