Developing Reading Comprehension

by Paula J. Clarke
$64.95

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (UK)

Publication Date: November 08, 2013

ISBN: 9781118606759

Binding: Paperback

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Presents cutting-edge, evidence-based interventions for dealing with specific difficulties of reading comprehension in children aged 7-11.

  • An in-depth introduction to the ?poor comprehender profile?, which describes children who ¬†despite being fluent readers have difficulty extracting meaning from text.
  • Sets out a range of practical interventions for improving reading skills in this group - along with comprehensive guidance on assessment and monitoring, and insightful accounts of professionals? experience in delivering the techniques described.
  • Includes an overview of psychological theories of reading comprehension, evaluating their practical applicability.