Executive Skills and Reading Comprehension

Executive Skills and Reading Comprehension

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How do K-12 students become self-regulated learners who actively deploy comprehension strategies to make meaning from texts? This cutting-edge guide is the first book to highlight the importance of executive skills for improving reading comprehension. Chapters review the research base for particular executive functions--such as planning, organization, cognitive flexibility, and impulse control--and present practical skills-building strategies for the classroom. Detailed examples show what each skill looks like in real readers, and sidebars draw explicit connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Reproducible planning and assessment forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2q x 11q size.(2014) taught second-grade students to attend to causea€“effect structure in social studies texts, which improved reading comprehension ... Similarly, Gaskins, Nehring, and Solic (2013) taught fifth- and sixth-grade students to recognize action cycles in social studies texts. ... Not only does explicit teaching of individual expository text structures improve comprehension for elementary students, but integratinganbsp;...

Title:Executive Skills and Reading Comprehension
Author:Kelly B. Cartwright
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2015-07-10


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