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Alissa Patricia Wolters; Young-suk Grace Kim – Grantee Submission, 2023
We investigated spelling errors in English and Spanish essays by Spanish-English dual language learners in Grades 1, 2, and 3 (N = 278; 51% female) enrolled in either English immersion or English-Spanish dual immersion programs. We examined what types of spelling errors students made, whether they made spelling errors that could be due to…
Descriptors: Spelling, Spanish, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Minkyung Cho; Young-Suk Grace Kim; Jiali Wang – Grantee Submission, 2022
This study examined the extent of perspective taking and language features represented in secondary students' text-based analytical writing. We investigated (1) whether perspective taking is related to writing quality, accounting for language features in writing; (2) whether students' English learner status is related to perspectives represented…
Descriptors: Perspective Taking, Secondary School Students, English Language Learners, English
Joong won Lee; Alissa Wolters; Young-Suk Grace Kim – Grantee Submission, 2022
We examined the relation of morphological awareness with language and literacy skills, namely phonological awareness, orthographic awareness, vocabulary, word reading, spelling, text reading fluency, and reading comprehension. We also examined potential moderators of the relations (grade level, orthographic depth of language, receptive vs.…
Descriptors: Morphology (Languages), Metalinguistics, Literacy, Language Skills
Yucheng Cao; Young-Suk Kim; Minkyung Cho – Grantee Submission, 2022
In this study, we examined the relation of observed classroom practices to language and literacy achievement and the moderation of this relation for students from pre-K to sixth grade. A total of 136 studies (N = 107,882 participants) met the inclusion criteria, of which 108 studies were included for meta-analysis and the other 28 studies were…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Elementary School Students, Classroom Observation Techniques, Language Skills
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Young-Suk Grace Kim; Elizabeth Zagata – Reading Teacher, 2024
Reading and writing are often taught separately. This article explores the crucial relations between these skills, emphasizing the importance of understanding the "what" and "why" to effectively plan the "how" of integrated reading-writing instruction. The Interactive Dynamic Literacy Model (Kim, "Reading-writing…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Reading Writing Relationship, Teaching Methods
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Kim, Young-Suk Grace; Quinn, Jamie M.; Petscher, Yaacov – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
We investigated the dimensionality of various indicators of reading prosody, and the relations of word reading and listening comprehension to the identified dimension(s) of reading prosody, using longitudinal data from Grades 1 to 3. A total of 371 English-speaking children were assessed on oral text reading, word reading, and listening…
Descriptors: Suprasegmentals, Oral Reading, Listening Comprehension, Elementary School Students
Kim, Young-Suk Grace – Grantee Submission, 2021
We examined the relations of inference, vocabulary, decoding, short-term memory, and attentional control to reading comprehension and mathematics performance for first-grade students in the US (N = 83). The students were composed of 75% Hispanics, 15% Whites, and 6% Asian Americans. Students' performance on mathematics and reading comprehension…
Descriptors: Inferences, Attention Control, Reading Comprehension, Mathematics Skills
Cao, Yucheng; Kim, Young-Suk Grace – Grantee Submission, 2021
Retell is used widely as a measure of reading comprehension. In this meta-analysis, we evaluated the relation between retell and other measures of reading comprehension among students in Grades 1-12. Data from 23 studies (82 effect sizes; N = 4705 participants) showed a moderate relation between retell and other measures of reading comprehension,…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Reading Comprehension, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Kim, Young-Suk Grace – Grantee Submission, 2023
We examined the dimensionality of oral discourse skills (comprehension and retell of texts) and the relations of language and cognitive skills to the identified dimensions. Data were from 529 English-speaking second graders (M[subscript age] = 7.42; 46% female; 52.6% Whites, 33.8% African Americans, 4.9% Hispanics, 4.7% two or more races, 0.8%…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Communication Skills, Language Skills, Thinking Skills
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Kim, Young-Suk Grace – Grantee Submission, 2023
Purpose: A large body of literature showed that word reading and listening comprehension-two proximal predictors of reading comprehension according to the simple view of reading -- are related. Grounded on the direct and indirect effects model of reading, we examined the extent to which the relation is explained by domain-general cognitions or…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Morphology (Languages), Reading Comprehension, Listening Comprehension
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Cho, Minkyung; Kim, Young-Suk Grace – Grantee Submission, 2023
Purpose: Children's ability to adjust one's language according to discourse context is important for success in academic settings. This study examined whether second graders vary in linguistic and discourse features depending on discourse contexts, that is, when describing pictures in contextualized (describing the picture to an examiner while…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Adjustment, Grade 2, Discourse Analysis
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Kim, Young Suk; Petscher, Yaacov – Grantee Submission, 2023
It is widely recognized that individuals with dyslexia have difficulties with word reading "and" spelling, and individuals with reading comprehension difficulties have low vocabulary knowledge. However, little is known about the extent to which spelling and vocabulary are informative of reading difficulties. In the present study, we…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Reading Difficulties, Reading Comprehension, Spelling
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Young-Suk Grace Kim; Alissa Wolters; Joong won Lee – Grantee Submission, 2023
We conducted a meta-analysis to investigate reading-writing relations. Beyond the overall relation, we systematically investigated moderation of the relation as a function of linguistic grain size (word reading and spelling versus reading comprehension and written composition), measurement of reading comprehension (e.g., multiple choice,…
Descriptors: Reading Writing Relationship, Reading Comprehension, Spelling, Age Differences
Kim, Young-Suk Grace – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
The authors propose an integrative theoretical model of reading called the direct and indirect effects model of reading (DIER) that builds on and extends several prominent theoretical models of reading. According to DIER, the following skills and knowledge are involved in reading comprehension: word reading, listening comprehension, text reading…
Descriptors: Models, Reading Comprehension, Word Recognition, Listening Comprehension
Kim, Young-Suk Grace – Grantee Submission, 2020
The authors propose an integrative theoretical model of reading called the direct and indirect effects model of reading (DIER) that builds on and extends several prominent theoretical models of reading. According to DIER, the following skills and knowledge are involved in reading comprehension: word reading, listening comprehension, text reading…
Descriptors: Models, Reading Comprehension, Word Recognition, Listening Comprehension
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