Searching Informational Texts: Text and Task Characteristics That Affect Performance


  • Aug 13 2010 8:54 AM

    Mary Kay Monson

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This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses research on how students search for and extract details and main ideas in paper-based informational texts. Details of an information search model and information about assessing reading of informational texts are also included. A link to a printer-ready version of this article is also featured on the page.

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    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Professional Development, English-Language Arts


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