Author

Naomi Lara

Date of Award

1-1-2011

Document Type

Graduate Field Experience

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Reading/Learning Disabilities)

Colleges & School

College Of Education And Leadership

First Advisor

Emily S. Jorda

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Bilingualism; Books and reading; Child development; Children with disabilities--Development; Children's literature; Comprehension in children; Individualized reading instruction; Learning disabilities; Reading comprehension--Study and teaching

Abstract

This is a case study involving a six year old male. The researcher sought to determine if explicit comprehension strategy instruction, coupled with teacher modeling, guided small group practice, individual practice, and metacognition of the comprehension strategies "making text to self, text to text, and text to world connections" would facilitate improvement in overall comprehension skills, knowledge of reading strategies, transfer to individual use, and promote reading self-efficacy in a student who was in need of Tier 2 reading interventions.

Rights

On-Campus Access

OCLC Number

744478722

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