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Silva, Silvia Morales; Verhoeven, Ludo; van Leeuwe, Jan – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2011
In this study, the socio-cultural variation in reading comprehension development was examined in 331 fifth graders from schools in Lima, Peru. Reading comprehension was measured using an adaptation of the PIRLS Reading Literacy test. The fifth graders' reading comprehension results, measured over the course of fifth grade, were related to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Comprehension, Grade 5, Elementary School Students