TITLE

How to Teach Expository Text Structure to Facilitate Reading Comprehension

AUTHOR(S)
Akhondi, Masoumeh; Malayeri, Faramarz Aziz; Samad, Arshad Abd
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Reading Teacher;Feb2011, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p368
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a method for teaching students about the structure of expository texts and the importance of such instruction for increasing reading comprehension in students. The authors examine the role of expository text structures in helping develop student learning and present a step-by-step procedure for teaching expository text structure to students in the third grade and up. The strategy incorporates the use of graphic organizers, organizational patterns, the analysis of text structures by students, and independent writing activities.
ACCESSION #
58771199

 

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