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Improving Reading Comprehension
A review of the importance of teaching reading and comprehension and how to successfully teach these skills.
# 96290 | 3,522 words | 21 sources | MLA | 2006 | US

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This paper attempts to analyze the best possible practices to improve the reading and comprehension of students, particularly elementary school students. This paper identifies the characteristics of elementary students and categorizes the different approaches used when teaching elementary students reading and comprehension.

Purpose of the Study
Significance of the Study
Research and Plan Solution Strategy
The Teachers
Additional Time
High-Quality Research Based Curriculum and Instruction
Phonemic Awareness
Other Important Instructional Methods
Preschool and Early Literacy Opportunities
Implementation Plan and Matrix
Evaluation/Assessment Plan

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Allington, R. 2002.What I've Learned About Effective Reading Instruction from a Decade of Studying Exemplary Elementary Classroom Teachers (Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 83, No. 10 (June 2002): 740-747)
  • Bond, Linda A. (1996). Norm- and criterion-referenced testing. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 5(2). Retrieved from
  • Bruner, J. (1996). The Culture of Education, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Chute, E. 1998. Social Promotions Flunk Out of School. November 22, 1998. Retrieved from
  • Florida Department of Education. (2002). Florida Statue 1008.25. Retrieved from

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