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Assessing Comprehension
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Some Assumptions About Reading Comprehension Development Comprehension is an unconstrained skill. The foundations of reading comprehension development are laid long before children can actually read themselves. This means we should focus on comprehension even in kindergarten. The “fourth-grade” slump begins before 4 th grade.
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Some Assumptions About Reading Comprehension Development Reading comprehension is related to, but not the same as, listening comprehension. Listening comprehension “sets the ceiling” for comprehension instruction. Reading comprehension is not automatic even given strong word recognition.
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Some Assumptions About Reading Comprehension Development Many different skills, dispositions, and bodies of knowledge are entailed in reading comprehension. Comprehension is an orchestration of Strategies Background knowledge Knowledge about text (structures, genre) Motivation/engagement
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Some Assumptions About Reading Comprehension Development Comprehension is an orchestration of Strategies Tools people use to support their understanding of
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course EDRE 4850 taught by Professor Teddimartin during the Spring '11 term at North Texas.

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