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Toste, Jessica R.; Capin, Philip; Williams, Kelly J.; Cho, Eunsoo; Vaughn, Sharon – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
This randomized control trial examined the efficacy of an intervention aimed at improving multisyllabic word reading (MWR) skills among fourth- and fifth-grade struggling readers (n = 109, 48.6% male), as well as the relative effects of an embedded motivational beliefs training component. This study was a closely aligned replication of our earlier…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Skills, Syllables, Grade 4
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Vaughn, Sharon; Roberts, Greg; Capin, Philip; Miciak, Jeremy; Cho, Eunsoo; Fletcher, Jack M. – Exceptional Children, 2019
This study examined how differences in listening comprehension and word reading at the beginning of the school year influence changes in reading comprehension for English learners (ELs) with significant reading difficulties compared to non-ELs with significant reading difficulties. The study investigated heterogeneity in response to instruction…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Vocabulary Development, Language Skills, Reading Comprehension
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Cho, Eunsoo; Toste, Jessica R.; Lee, Minhye; Ju, Unhee – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
Reading for understanding is a challenging task for many upper elementary struggling readers, and their attitudes toward such challenges can make a difference in their subsequent engagement and reading achievement. Mindset and achievement goals provide a useful explanatory framework for understanding struggling readers' engagement and reading…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Reading Comprehension, Elementary School Students, Reading Attitudes
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Cho, Eunsoo; Capin, Philip; Roberts, Greg; Roberts, Garrett J.; Vaughn, Sharon – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
In the present study, we compared the extent to which linguistic comprehension (vocabulary and listening comprehension) and word reading explain reading comprehension differentially for English learners (ELs) and non-ELs with reading difficulties. We also investigated whether different mechanisms of reading comprehension failure exist for each…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, English Language Learners, Listening Comprehension
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Cho, Eunsoo; Capin, Philip; Roberts, Greg; Vaughn, Sharon – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
Within multitiered instructional delivery models, progress monitoring is a key mechanism for determining whether a child demonstrates an adequate response to instruction. One measure commonly used to monitor the reading progress of students is oral reading fluency (ORF). This study examined the extent to which ORF slope predicts reading…
Descriptors: Predictive Validity, Oral Reading, Reading Fluency, Elementary School Students
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Peng, Peng; Fuchs, Douglas; Fuchs, Lynn S.; Elleman, Amy M.; Kearns, Devin M.; Gilbert, Jennifer K.; Compton, Donald L.; Cho, Eunsoo; Patton, Samuel – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
This study explored the developmental trajectories and predictors of word reading and reading comprehension among young at-risk readers. In fall of first grade, 185 students identified as at-risk for reading difficulties were assessed on measures of domain-specific skills (phonological awareness, letter knowledge, and vocabulary), domain-general…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, At Risk Students, Predictor Variables