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    In the late 1960s and 1970s, reading comprehension was taught by asking students various questions after reading a passage and noting their skills as to what they understood, how they followed directions and noted details. In 1978, Dolores Durkin observed a variety of teachers teaching reading instruction in both reading and social studies classrooms. She found that these teachers spent less than 1% of their time actually teaching children how to understand texts. Unfortunately over the years

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    The speaker The speaker is the second element in listening comprehension. Harsch, Vock, Rupp, and Koller (2008) state that characteristics of the speakers and their linguistic utterances impact on the degree to which effective listening comprehension can occur in essential ways. For instance, age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, occupation, educational level, and first language of the speakers influence the manner in which they speak including the structure of their utterances.

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    reading comprehension. An outline establishes an orderly relationship of facts or ideas. It is an essential tool and a time-saver. (De La Cruz and Aquino, 2008). It is the guide when reading or guide for writing a report. Furthermore, outlining serves as a visualization of the ideas and information in an orderly manner.

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    Building Comprehension Skills Brittany Cronin COE 501—Introduction to Research and Evaluation in Education Fall B 2014 Dr. Ray Ostos Building Comprehension Skills Walk into any school and you will hear the word comprehension. Comprehending text is a necessity for all students in all grade levels as well as individuals entering college and beyond. With the launch of the Common Core State Standards, students need to be able to show their comprehension of text numerous ways, and if the students

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    Reading Comprehension- Jennifer told me that she is able to understand only the basics of English, but she is not able to understand big/difficult words. She does not like to read and she does not read too often. Jennifer only reads when she needs to read in school, but she does not read outside school. As far as I know, she is not doing well in the class and she is been getting F’s since she started the school year. Her tests scores have been very low and one reason it could be that she does not

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    Reading Comprehension

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    ding Comprehension Performance – With in the class limits 96-95 Very Good Reading Comprehension Performance – With in the class limits 91-94 Good Reading Comprehension Performance – With in the class limits 90-87 Average Reading Comprehension Performance – With in the class limits 86-83 Low Average Reading Comprehension Performance – With in the class limits 82-79 Poor Reading Comprehension Performance – With in the class limits 78-74 Table 2

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    Comprehension Strategies

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    My first strategy for comprehension will start with a graphic organizer themed as a prediction game incorporating the mystery and suspense genre. It will be played throughout the entire reading session. The students will be divided into groups and each unit is considered a detective station. The students will receive clue sheets (graphic organizer), used to record clues provided in story to solve the little’s girl’s disappearance. No group can disclose their finding until the book is entirely read

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    and Davidson, 2003). Cognitive comprehension focuses on a personal understanding of social interactions and the experience; however, this whole process focuses on how the individual and the text work together. Either way to better understand this is to simply apply the necessary knowledge and foresight and experience to include interactions into this paper to give it a great way of insight into comprehension and social cognitive theory. Cognitive comprehension works with a variety of different

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    paper focuses on two major concerns: the effectiveness of reading comprehension strategies and the effectiveness of professional development. There has been a great amount of study and writing on both topics. In addition to these subtopics, the topic of reading inventories will also be explored with regards to the Scholastic Reading Inventory and the use of these tools in evaluating comprehension in reading. Reading comprehension strategies. Throughout the history of reading education, there has

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    Tony Sandoval III American Military University Coll 100 Derrah Q. Cassidy How to Improve Reading Comprehension How to improve one’s reading comprehension? First, one must know what reading compression is, plain and simple it is the act of understanding what is being read. “Learning how to read is probably one of the most important skills that a child will acquire in his/her lifetime” (Pardo, 2011). Though it may sound easy, many people have difficultly remembering and understanding what

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