Improving Reading Comprehension One Word at a Time

Nitzkin, Karen; Katzir, Tami; Shulkind, Sarah
January 2014
Middle School Journal;Jan2014, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p26
Academic Journal
The article points out the importance of improving the vocabulary of middle-school students in the U.S. as a way of improving reading comprehension. It mentions how a group of 7th grade teachers and administrators examined the necessary subskills needed by middle schoolers to facilitate learning through reading and listening. It explains how teachers turned to the Model of Word Learning as a foundation for creating a pre-reading template.


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