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Dagostino, Lorraine; Carifio, James – Reading Improvement, 1994
Presents a model of the attributes of the literate reader. Expands the traditional skills and schema views of reading comprehension by including evaluation of text as a goal. Discusses the attributes of maturity, attitudes and disposition, intellectual abilities, and knowledge and experience. Discusses the need for a new assessment system for…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Literacy, Models, Reading Comprehension
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Dagostino, Lorraine; Carifio, James – Reading Improvement, 1994
Establishes the logical validity of instructional activities for teaching reading evaluatively. Supports the view that the 20 characteristics of literate students who read evaluatively were translated into valid instructional activities by experienced classroom teachers. (HB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Higher Education, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction
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Ouellette, Glenda; Dagostino, Lorraine; Carifio, James – Reading Improvement, 1998
Investigates fifth-grade children's expectations for stories in relation to knowledge of literature/reading ability. Shows "high readers" included more high-level story propositions and structurally important story information than did low readers; students who included structurally important story information scored higher on knowledge…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Discourse Analysis, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades
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Ouellette, Glenda; Dagostino, Lorraine; Carifio, James – Reading Improvement, 1999
Examines the effects of exposures to children's literature through reading aloud and an inferencing strategy on low-reading-ability fifth-grade readers' sense of story structure and reading comprehension. Uses an experimental/control group repeated measures design. Finds that this study is consistent with other research that indicates the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Low Achievement