Reading Problems Research Paper by cee-cee

Reading Problems
A look at the identification and resolution of reading problems in middle schools with content material.
# 106956 | 874 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 17, 2008 in Education (Reading)

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This paper discusses how many middle school students today continue to experience problems in achieving the required levels of literacy due in large part to difficulties comprehending the material in social studies text because they do not possess the requisite skills such as background reading or the motivation to understand what they are reading. This paper provides an overview of the issues involved and the extent of the problem, as well as some useful teaching strategies that can be used to help these students develop good reading skills in the content area. A summary of the research and salient findings is provided in the conclusion.

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Sample of Sources Used:

  • AEE Fact Sheet. (2007). Alliance for Excellent Education. [Online]. Available: http://www.
  • Conley, Mark W. and Kathleen A. Hinchman. (2004). "No Child Left Behind: What It Means for U.S. Adolescents and What We Can Do about It The No Child Left Behind Act Promises All Students a Better Chance to Learn, but Does That Promise Include Adolescents?" Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 48(1):42.
  • Jobs for the 21st Century. (2006). Alliance for Excellent Education. [Online]. Available:

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