Reports from colleagues and former students who honor Dr. Chall.Although passage comprehension is important at all stages of reading, it deserves special attention beginning in the third or fourth grade. In the early elementary grades, students generally read narrative materials with familiar story structures. Comprehension is assessed through both oral and silent reading ... Short-answer tests with open-ended questions, on the other hand, require students to retrieve information. Another method of assessing comprehension of a passage is theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Readings on Language and Literacy|
|Author||:||Lillian R. Putnam, Jeanne Sternlicht Chall|