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Reading Strategy Interventions: Can Literacy Outcomes Be Enhanced for At-Risk Adolescents?

Schumaker, J.B., Deshler, D.D., Woodruff, S.K., Hock, M.F., Bulgren, J.A., & Lenz, B.K. (2006). Reading strategy interventions: Can literacy outcomes be enhanced for at-risk adolescents? Teaching Exceptional Children, 38(3), 64-68.

Topic: Learning Strategies
Subcategory: Research
Summary: This article describes results obtained when students learned the Word Identification Strategy in a minicourse and when students learned multiple reading comprehension strategies (Visual Imagery, Self-Questioning, Paraphrasing, and LINCS Vocabulary) after mastering decoding; in both studies, students in the experimental condition outperformed students in the control group. The article also describes the development of the Xtreme Reading course.

 

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