Developing Reading Comprehension
210 pages
Age Range: 7 to 11
ISBN: 9781118606759

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Developing Reading Comprehension

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Paula J Clarke, Emma Truelove, Charles Hulme, Margaret J Snowling

Presents cutting-edge, evidence-based interventions for dealing with specific difficulties of reading comprehension in children aged 7-11.

  • An in-depth introduction to the ‘poor comprehender profile’, which describes children who  despite being fluent readers have difficulty extracting meaning from text.
  • Sets out a range of practical interventions for improving reading skills in this group - along with comprehensive guidance on assessment and monitoring, and insightful accounts of professionals’ experience in delivering the techniques described.
  • Includes an overview of psychological theories of reading comprehension, evaluating their practical applicability.