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dc.contributor.authorBritt, Amber M.
dc.date.accessioned2012-10-18T15:19:55Z
dc.date.available2012-10-18T15:19:55Z
dc.date.issued18/10/2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1951/57720
dc.description.abstractThe 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.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectCareer development.en_US
dc.subjectEffective Teaching.en_US
dc.subjectLiteracy -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.en_US
dc.subjectLearning strategies.en_US
dc.subjectIndividualized reading instruction.en_US
dc.titleDeveloping Comprehension in Upper Elementary Students.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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