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Calfee, Robert; Chambliss, Marilyn – Annals of Dyslexia, 1988
The paper discusses (1) sources of difficulty in comprehending technical writing, (2) distinctions between content structure and text structure, (3) building blocks for expository writing and techniques of text design, (4) contrasts between American and Japanese science and social studies texts, and (5) suggestions for promoting comprehension.…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Expository Writing, Foreign Countries