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Heron-Hruby, Alison; Trent, Brandie; Haas, Samantha; Allen, Zachary Cole – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2018
Discussion is a well-known tool for promoting reading comprehension in secondary-level English classes for students at all levels of reading skill, especially when the discussion promotes argumentation. However, researchers know little about how struggling readers use discussion, mainly because low-track English classes have tended to focus on…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Group Discussion, Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension
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Cantrell, Susan Chambers; Pennington, Jessica; Rintamaa, Margaret; Osborne, Monica; Parker, Cindy; Rudd, Mary – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2017
In this article, we describe a model for reading engagement that emerged from interviews with high school students who participated in a yearlong supplemental intervention course. The course focused on motivation, strategies, content learning, and communication within the context of themed instruction. We sought to ascertain instructional factors,…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Intervention, Reading Strategies, Interviews