Sustaining Students' Reading Comprehension

Mariotti, Arleen P.
January 2010
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Winter2010, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p87
Academic Journal
The article discusses the five techniques on how teachers can students sustain reading comprehension. It suggests that teachers must provide background and connect to students' prior knowledge. It indicates that teachers must deliver a strong vocabulary program and must set time for actual reading and writing in the classroom. It notes that educators must permit students to talk about reading and emphasizes the importance of implementing teacher-directed instruction and modelling of reading and thinking strategies.


Related Articles

  • Instilling a Lifelong Love of Reading. Duncan, Sarah Parks // Kappa Delta Pi Record;Winter2010, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p90 

    The article discusses the strategies for teachers on how to make reading a habit for students. It states that teachers play an essential role in helping students cultivate important habits they possess such as the practice of regular reading. It emphasizes that all teachers must encourage...

  • Abu Dhabi Chapter Hosts Extensive Reading Event.  // Perspectives (TESOL Arabia);Nov2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p52 

    Information about the first event of the Abu Dhabi Chapter of TESOL Arabia held on October 5, 2013 at Al Hosn University in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is presented. It states that the event "Promoting Extensive Reading for Better Language Learning" which featured five concurrent session...

  • �Por qu� las personas no comprenden lo que leen?(2004). Le�n, Jos� A. // Revista Nebrija de Ling��stica Aplicada a la Ense�anza de ;2010, Issue 7, p1 

    The current conception about literacy and reading comprehension has been changed extraordinarily in the last decades. Today its study is more closed to lifespan conception than a reading adquisition period only. In this work the reading comprehension and literacy are analyzed based on in this...

  • Thinking Outside the Canon. Koelling, Holly // School Library Journal;Dec2005, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p36 

    The article offers ideas on ways to introduce literature to teenagers. Most teenagers lose their interest in reading during their high school and college years. The article recommends reading literary works that do not require academic intervention for comprehension. It is emphasized here that...

  • Reading - The Lost Art. Hicks, Lori // Echo Magazine;8/20/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 24, p18 

    In this article the author discusses the importance and power of the art of reading. She notes the capability of reading to require motivation and relates the impact of the Internet to make the world smaller, putting information right at one's fingertips. She mentions the value of education and...

  • Motivating Reluctant Adolescent Readers. Veto, Dori // School Administrator;Apr2006, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p21 

    The article focuses on strategies to motivate reading among adolescent students. Several effective strategies to accelerate growth in reading and comprehension skills in adolescent readers are discussed. The benefits of online learning programs are mentioned. The factors to consider in teaching...

  • Reading to Children: Why and How. Cramer, Ronald L. // Education Digest;Apr1975, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p47 

    The article focuses on the importance of reading to children. Teachers cannot teach children to love books, but by reading to them every day, they can create an atmosphere that will help children appreciate literature. Materials read to children should include poems and prose, fiction and...

  • Reading Preferences and Strategies Employed by Primary School Students: Gender, Socio-.Cognitive and Citizenship Issues. Griva, Eleni; Alevriadou, Anastasia // International Education Studies;Apr2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p24 

    The purpose of the present study was to identiFy the correlation between gender and reading preferences and reading strategies employed by 5th and 6th Grade students of primary school in Greece. The main objectives of the present study were (1) to identiFy possible differences between male and...

  • Every Child, Every Day. Allington, Richard L.; Gabriel, Rachael E. // Educational Leadership;Mar2012, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p10 

    The article discusses elements of instruction for children about reading and writing in the classroom. The authors report that every child should have access to books and be choosing something that they have an interest in reading, which promotes reading motivation. They also address the need...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics