Factors Which Make Expository Reading Difficult

Ediger, Marlow
December 2002
Journal of Instructional Psychology;Dec2002, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p312
Academic Journal
Analyzes the factors that cause the complexity of expository reading materials. Introduction of new words in reading; Phonics and reading in the content areas; Context clues in expository reading; Syntactic and semantic considerations.


Related Articles

  • Phonics vs. Whole Language: More Voices. Gersten, Russell; Taliaferro, Martena B.; Hoerl, Marguerite F.; O'Connor, Linda // Education Week;4/18/1990, Vol. 9 Issue 30, p36 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Weighing Claims of Phonics First Advocates," by Connie Weaver in the March 28, 1990 issue and "From a Great Debate to a Full-Scale War: Dispute Over Teaching Reading Heats Up," in the March 31, 1990...

  • Reading—A Content Subject. Travers Jr., John F. // Education;May1959, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p588 

    The article focuses on the establishment of a reading program upon a sound psychological foundation. One of the major concerns of reading authorities for the past years has been the improvement of the techniques in the teaching of reading. Reading program reinforce that reading is a content...

  • Deprogramming Reading Failure: Giving Unequal Learners An Equal Chance. Carbo, Marie // Phi Delta Kappan;Nov87, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p197 

    Reveals that there is not one right way to teach all children to read. Classification as learning disabled children with a different reading style; Inadequacies of phonics- or linguistics-based instructional materials; Matching instructional methods to students' reading styles.

  • Critical reading materials: A review of three criteria. Spiegel, Dixie Lee // Reading Teacher;Feb90, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p410 

    Uses an examination of materials designed to teach critical reading to review three criteria for reviewing instructional materials. Content validity; Transfer potential; Amount of reinforcement; Relationship between instruction and instructional materials or resources.

  • Teaching Ideas.  // Reading Teacher;Dec2001/Jan2002, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p326 

    Offers ideas for teaching reading. Origin of the educational evening out program; Details of the comprehension strategy gloves.

  • Easy-to-use guide to EasyRead. Holman, Andrew // Community Living;2014, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p25 

    No abstract available.

  • Flash Action Phonics Made Easy. Bateman, Teresa; Mandell, Phyllis Levy // School Library Journal;Oct2003, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p94 

    Reviews the CD-ROM Flash Action Phonics Made Easy.

  • FTC probes `hooked on phonics' Miller, Jim // Human Events;3/24/95, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p11 

    Reports on the invention of a device called `Hooked on Phonics' developed as an alternate source of learning by a company called Gateway on the West Coast. Education establishment's efforts to discourage its usage; Ad campaigns; FTC commissioners likely decision.

  • Yours for the asking.  // Intervention in School & Clinic;Sep97, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p73 

    Presents information about various reading materials for teachers. `For Teachers Only,' from The Bureau for At-Risk Youth; `Never, Ever, Serve Sugary Snacks on Rainy Days: The Official Little Instruction Book for Teachers of Young Children,' by Shirley Raines.


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics