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Lenski, Susan Davis; Nierstheimer, Susan L. – Reading Psychology, 2002
Describes the nature of strategy use and instruction from a sociocognitive perspective, discusses the need for purposeful strategy instruction for struggling readers and writers, discusses factors that influence strategy instruction, describes current classroom practices that are congruent with sociocognitive theory, and suggests that strategy…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement, Reading Difficulties
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Searls, Evelyn F.; and Klesius, Janell P. – Reading Psychology, 1984
Describes the development of a 99-word multiple meaning word list and offers activities designed to develop children's knowledge of multiple meaning words. (FL)
Descriptors: Basal Reading, Child Language, Primary Education, Reading Instruction
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Anderson, Betty – Reading Psychology, 1983
Looks at computer uses appropriate for the elementary reading classroom, considers techniques for evaluating computer materials, and suggests references and resources for additional information. (FL)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Microcomputers
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Flippo, Rona F. – Reading Psychology, 1983
Presents a practical method of conducting conferences with developmental students in large college reading/study skills programs. Suggests that the method could also be used to monitor and document students' attitudinal changes and perceived progress throughout a term. (FL)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Reading Centers, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction
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Rupley, William H.; And Others – Reading Psychology, 1982
Argues that an understanding of human motivation is an essential component of effective reading instruction. Proposes that teachers use a balance of intrinsic and extrinsic means of motivation to increase student involvement and learning. (FL)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Motivation Techniques, Reading Attitudes
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Manzo, Anthony V. – Reading Psychology, 1982
Presents a method and rationale for enhancing verbal learning in a typical reading-language arts lesson through personal and group generated images and associations. (FL)
Descriptors: Child Language, Class Activities, Elementary Education, Language Acquisition
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Martoncik, Kathy O'Brien; Erickson, Lawrence G. – Reading Psychology, 1982
Points out how student understanding of as well as student confusion about reading and word recognition are both functions of teacher behavior. (FL)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Elementary Education, Oral Reading, Reading Instruction
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Morris, Darrell – Reading Psychology, 1982
Describes an inductive categorization strategy for helping children develop word recognition ability. Closes with theoretical and interpretive comments that support the use of the word sort teaching strategy. (FL)
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Primary Education, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Anderson, Betty – Reading Psychology, 1982
Encourages the use of television to promote reading and describes four types of television-reading programs. Provides evidence to support this practice and offers a list of resources. (FL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities, Motivation Techniques, Reading Instruction
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Mangano, Nancy G.; And Others – Reading Psychology, 1982
Argues that metacognitive training in students can help students to remediate comprehension difficulties, to more accurately guage their success as learners, and to view reading as a flexible, thought-provoking process of interaction with text. (HOD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Metacognition, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction
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O'Brien, David G. – Reading Psychology, 1983
Examines word recognition through a research review indicating that words are only one of many units that are processed during reading. Discusses features that occur within words but retain significance only across text and explores some of the cuing systems of printed language used by beginning and skilled readers at both the word level and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Context Clues, Elementary Education, Learning Strategies
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Wendelin, Karla Hawkins – Reading Psychology, 1980
Discusses children's attitudes toward humorous stories, the variables regarding children's sense of humor, and the results of a study examining the relationship between children's grade level and sex and their preference for and perception of select elements of humor. Includes a bibliography of 50 books children might find humorous. (Author/HTH)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Humor
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Readence, John E.; Moore, David – Reading Psychology, 1979
Discusses research that indicates the value of prereading and postreading in content area reading; explains the encoding specificity principle, which is the basis of methods that present similar cues during prereading and postreading. Describes several instructional applications of this principle. (GT)
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Content Area Reading, Directed Reading Activity, Learning Theories
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Kurth, Ruth Justine – Reading Psychology, 1980
Proposes an approach to vocabulary development that stresses the integral relationships between words; describes 20 categories of meaning that can be used as a basis for developmental vocabulary lessons; and offers suggestions for the application of these meaning categories in vocabulary instruction in various subject areas. (GT)
Descriptors: Classification, Concept Formation, Elementary Secondary Education, Semantics
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Sanacore, Joseph – Reading Psychology, 2000
Considers what educators can do to promote quality instruction that prevents, or at least lessens, the incidence of school failure in minority children. Discusses a brief perspective of "The School Development Program," and presents a description of three workshops. (SC)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Minority Group Children, Reading Instruction
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