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Newell, George E.; Beach, Richard; Smith, Jamie; VanDerHeide, Jennifer – Reading Research Quarterly, 2011
Acquiring argumentative reading and writing practices reflects a key component of recent curricular reforms in schools and universities throughout the United States and the world as well as a major challenge to teachers of reading and writing in K-12 and college writing classrooms. In this review, we consider the contributions of two research…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Writing Instruction, Intellectual Disciplines, Inquiry
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McCutchen, Deborah; Logan, Becky – Reading Research Quarterly, 2011
This study examined whether morphological analysis may be a mechanism underlying the relationship of morphological awareness to vocabulary and comprehension. Eighty-eight fifth- and 74 eighth-grade students completed a task designed to assess whether students use morphological analysis to infer meanings of low-frequency, presumably unfamiliar,…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Morphology (Languages), Vocabulary Development, Grade 5
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Lemons, Christopher J.; Fuchs, Douglas – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
Practitioners are increasingly expected to provide reading instruction to students with intellectual disabilities to help them become literate. Whereas explicit, systematic reading instruction is effective at preventing reading difficulties for most young children, its effectiveness for children with intellectual disabilities remains unclear. The…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Beginning Reading, Sight Vocabulary
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Medina, Carmen – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
The engagement of immigrant children in literature discussion groups in an elementary school classroom in the United States is studied in this article. The analysis shows how the students' responses are embedded in translocal movements across places, time, and people that can be characterized as constructing dynamic cultural flows. The findings…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Reader Response, Discussion Groups, Immigrants
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Piasta, Shayne B.; Wagner, Richard K. – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
Alphabet knowledge is a hallmark of early literacy and facilitating its development has become a primary objective of preschool instruction and intervention. However, little agreement exists about how to promote the development of alphabet knowledge effectively. A meta-analysis of the effects of instruction on alphabet outcomes demonstrated that…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Spelling, Beginning Reading, Alphabets
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Rex, Lesley A.; Bunn, Mike; Davila, Bethany A.; Dickinson, Hannah A.; Ford, Amy Carpenter; Gerben, Chris; Orzulak, Melinda J. McBee; Thomson, Heather – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
This review represents research employing discourse analysis conducted by scholars interested in literacy issues in education across the age span--preschool to adult--during the last 10 years. Drawing from more than 300 studies, we discerned that a common theme was understanding how the literacy education of all students can be successfully…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Discourse Analysis, Educational Research, Educational Methods
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Enciso, Patricia; Wolf, Shelby A.; Coats, Karen; Jenkins, Christine – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
This review analyzes three new texts about the history and meaning of children's literature: Leonard Marcus's "Minders of Make-Believe: Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children's Literature"; Perry Nodelman's "The Hidden Adult: Defining Children's Literature"; and Rudine Sims Bishop's "Free Within Ourselves: The Development…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, African American Literature, History, Adults
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Kuhn, Melanie R.; Schwanenflugel, Paula J.; Meisinger, Elizabeth B. – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
Over the past decade, fluent reading has come to be seen as a central component of skilled reading and a driving force in the literacy curriculum. However, much of this focus has centered on a relatively narrow definition of reading fluency, one that emphasizes automatic word recognition. This article attempts to expand this understanding by…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Definitions, Word Recognition, Suprasegmentals
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Kirby, John R.; Georgiou, George K.; Martinussen, Rhonda; Parrila, Rauno – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
Current theoretical interpretations of naming speed and the research literature on its relation to reading are reviewed in this article. The authors examine naming speed's effects across languages and the shape of its relationship to reading. Also considered is the double-deficit hypothesis, by which students with both slow naming speed and low…
Descriptors: Identification, Reading Research, Phonological Awareness, At Risk Students
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Silverman, Rebecca; Crandell, Jennifer DiBara – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
This paper presents findings from a correlational study of the relationship between teachers' vocabulary instruction practices and pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children's vocabulary. We observed sixteen teachers during three 90-minute language arts blocks, and we assessed the performance of their 244 children on knowledge of target words and…
Descriptors: Language Arts, Vocabulary, Program Effectiveness, Kindergarten
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Kennedy, Eithne – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
For the past decade, governments around the world have put an unprecedented focus on educational policy, to ensure the acquisition of literacy skills for all students (e.g., No Child Left Behind in the United States; the National Literacy Strategy in the United Kingdom; Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools in Ireland). Such initiatives…
Descriptors: Poverty, Federal Legislation, Literacy Education, Reading Skills
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Carlisle, Joanne F. – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
As many studies have now demonstrated that morphological awareness contributes to students' literacy development, there is growing interest in the educational value of instruction in morphological awareness. This review was undertaken to integrate findings of studies that sought to determine whether such instruction contributed to improvement in…
Descriptors: Morphology (Languages), Literacy, Instructional Effectiveness, Literature Reviews
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Van Kraayenoord, Christina E. – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
This essay reviews and comments on "Evidence-Based Reading Practices for Response to Intervention," edited by Diane Haager, Janette Klingner, and Sharon Vaughn, one of the earliest books published on an initiative in the United States to provide instructional support for students who experience difficulties with literacy and learning…
Descriptors: Evidence, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Benjamin, Rebekah George; Schwanenflugel, Paula J. – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
The purpose of the study was to examine the impact of text difficulty on the oral reading prosody of young children. Fluency in reading is ideally determined by measuring rate, accuracy, and prosodic qualities in the oral reading of children. Spectrographic measurements of four prosodic variables--sentence-final F[subscript 0] change, intonation…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Intonation, Reading Fluency, Difficulty Level
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Pacheco, Mariana – Reading Research Quarterly, 2010
This case study of reading activity in third-grade bilingual classrooms at a state-sanctioned "successful" school examines the influences of the California accountability framework--Proposition 227, No Child Left Behind, and the federal Reading First program--on shifting beliefs and practices around what "counts" as reading.…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Bilingual Education, Reading Achievement, Bilingualism
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