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Developing Comprehension in Upper Elementary Students.

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dc.contributor.author Britt, Amber M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-18T15:19:55Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-18T15:19:55Z
dc.date.issued 2012-10-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1951/57720
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this Master’s Thesis (Project), which resulted in a Professional Development Project, was to explore effective comprehension strategies and their effectiveness on improving students’ understanding. The comprehension strategies that were explored in the project included rereading , generating questions, reciprocal teaching, and paraphrasing. The project also explored the literacy approaches Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) and Scaffold Silent Reading (ScSR). The professional development project contained a one day workshop on effective comprehension strategies. With the goal of having teachers who participated being able to implement the strategies with their students creating critical readers and thinkers. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Career development. en_US
dc.subject Effective Teaching. en_US
dc.subject Literacy -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States. en_US
dc.subject Learning strategies. en_US
dc.subject Individualized reading instruction. en_US
dc.title Developing Comprehension in Upper Elementary Students. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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