Publication Date

1-1-2004

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

L'Allier, Susan K.

Degree Name

B.S.Ed. (Bachelor of Science in Education)

Department

Department of Literacy and Elementary Education

Abstract

The purpose of this research paper was to explore different types of comprehension reading strategies and their effectiveness in a classroom filled with diverse learners. Current research from educators and researchers in the field of literacy are compared and contrasted to the findings of this project. This paper also examines the specific strengths and weaknesses of each strategy with a variety of different learners. The academic, emotional, and social gains from teaching comprehension strategies is also exposed. This research paper can serve as a helpful guide for teachers to learn more about which reading strategies are effective for their classroom.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

40 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

Media Type

Text

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