Show What You Know

September 2006
Scholastic Action;9/4/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p17
A quiz that tests reading comprehension is presented.


Related Articles

  • The effect of systematic restructuring of material upon the comprehension process. Peters, Charles W. // Reading Research Quarterly;1975/1976, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p87 

    The Frayer model of concept attainment was used to develop social studies materials which were compared to materials patterned after those found in many social studies textbooks. The experiment attempted to ascertain whether the Frayer model was superior to the textbook approach as a method for...

  • Comprehension instruction in content area classes. Neufeld, Paul // Reading Teacher;Dec2005/Jan2006, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p302 

    This section discusses comprehension instruction in content area classrooms. Comprehension can be defined broadly as the process of constructing a supportable understanding of a text. There are two important features of the comprehension process: First, seeking to comprehend a text is an active,...

  • Read smarter, not harder: Global reading comprehension strategies. Bishop, Penny A.; Reyes, Cynthia; Pflaum, Susanna W. // Reading Teacher;Sep2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p66 

    The article discusses various reading comprehension strategies. Students, according to the study, have used several strategies for reading comprehension. They may range from fundamental approaches like re-reading, visualizing and using the dictionary to more sophisticated methods such as...

  • Leave no discipline behind. Jones, Raymond C.; Thomas, Timothy G. // Reading Teacher;Sep2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p58 

    The article discusses various reading comprehension strategies. Teachers can use various comprehension strategies without neglecting the social studies skills and concepts of students while enhancing their language arts skills. The comprehension strategies presented in the article apply...

  • La escuela puede enseñar estrategias de lectura y promover su regular empleo.  // Revista Mexicana de Investigación Educativa;ene-abr2003, Vol. 8 Issue 17, p129 

    No abstract available.

  • Fluency: Where Word Recognition and Comprehension Meet. Thomas, Patty Ball // NAAAS & Affiliates Conference Monographs;2010, p2056 

    The article offers information on the role of comprehension and word recognition in achieving language fluency. According to reading experts, a person can develop fluency if his reading comprehension and word recognition are improved. According to research, students are encouraged to read more...

  • Boys and girls: Differences in the influence of interest on reading comprehension. Gillespie, Jacqueline; Deacon, Hélène // Literacy Today;Jun2010, Issue 63, p31 

    The article reports on the research conducted by J. V. Oakhill and A. Petrides on the significance of children's reading preferences on their reading comprehension in Great Britain. Researchers studied 32 students aged nine to 12 years, where they are asked on the preferred subject to read,...

  • Reading Comprehension (Book Review). Barlow, Dudley // Education Digest;Nov2001, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p75 

    Reviews the book `Reading Comprehension: Strategies for Independent Learners,' by Camille Blachowicz and Donna Ogle.

  • Remembering comprehension: Delving into the mysteries of teaching reading comprehension. Opitz, Michael F.; Eldridge Jr., Roger G. // Reading Teacher;May2004, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p772 

    Provides information on instructional and professional materials suggested for teachers in their effort to teach reading comprehension. Criteria used that served as a guide in the selection of texts; Variety of topics included in the book "Rethinking Reading Comprehension," edited by Ann Sweet...


Read the Article

Other Topics