Building Stronger Connections to Texts with Electronic Experiences

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This Web page, from the Literacy, Information, and Technology in Education Web site, contains information presented by Julie Coiro, M. Ed. at the Connecticut Reading Association Conference on November 14, 2002. Included is information on the ways that readers use background knowledge to enhance their understanding of text. There is a discussion of the types of connections made by students to help them better understand new things that they read about in a book. This resource is referenced in the ReadWriteThink lesson titled "Guided Comprehension: Making Connections Using a Double-Entry Journal." Less

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