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Teaching and Learning

What We Know
About Text Comprehension

Text structure can be taught to students [to] improve reading comprehension.  Read More

What We Do To
Teach Text Comprehension

Text comprehension is the meeting of oral language and fluent reading of text. Read More

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Proficient comprehension of text is influenced by knowledge of cohesive ties (i.e., conjunctions … Read More

Recommended Reading

Akhondi, M. et al. How to teach expository text structure to facilitate reading comprehension.  Read More

Comprehensive Literacy Instruction

The Literacy How Reading Wheel depicts the essential components of comprehensive literacy. Empower your practice with Literacy How-To! Link what we know about learning to read (research) to what we do in the classroom. Explore the NEW
Literacy How
Reading Wheel