TITLE

Boosting Fluency and Comprehension to Improve Reading Achievement

AUTHOR(S)
Therrien, William J.; Gormley, Shannon; Kubin, Richard M.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Reread-Adapt and Answer-Comprehend (RAAC) Intervention, an instructional strategy that helps students with disabilities enhance their reading skills. This intervention, the repeated reading and question generation, is found to be effective in increasing reading fluency and comprehension of students. The RAAC intervention is recommended for students between the first and third grade reading levels. This strategy requires teachers to prepare performance criteria, question prompts, appropriate reading materials, and proper evaluation after each reading activity. INSETS: All About Fluency;What Does the Literature Say About Fluency and Comprehension?.
ACCESSION #
20342162

 

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