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What Exactly Are Comprehension Skills and How Do I Teach Them?

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Students' ability to comprehend expository text can be improved through the use of comprehension skills. In order to learn to use these skills, they need to be broken down into specific steps and taught explicitly. Nine comprehension skills are described here along with strategies for effective instruction.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Mankato State University in Minnesota, USA

Publication date: July 1, 1998

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