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Elijah, David; Legenza, Alice – Reading Improvement, 1978
Outlines a taxonomy of reading comprehension skills that teachers can use to develop questioning techniques that are flexible enough to reflect the nature of the reading materials. (RL)
Descriptors: Classification, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Questioning Techniques
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Elijah, David – Reading Improvement, 1980
Results of a study of teacher rankings of reading readiness suggested that teacher rankings are as reliable as reankings using the Metropolitan Readiness Tests; the results did not indicate that teacher expectations of student achievement can be altered. (FL)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Expectation, Primary Education, Reading Achievement
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Elijah, David; Legenza, Alice – Reading Improvement, 1980
Reports correlations between scores on the Metropolitan Readiness Tests, teacher rankings of reading readiness, and socioeconomic (SES) status of 536 beginning first-grade pupils. Discusses results in terms of the effects SES may have on both a student's readiness scores and a teacher's view of student readiness. (FL)
Descriptors: Primary Education, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Readiness
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Elijah, David; Legenza, Alice – Reading Improvement, 1979
Presents changes in the original comprehension taxonomy that make it more functional for teachers to use. Changes include regrouping and renaming the evaluation components. (FL)
Descriptors: Classification, Comprehension, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
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Gonzales, Phillip C.; Elijah, David – Reading Improvement, 1978
Examines the error patterns of 26 third grade developmental readers who read and reread extended oral passages at instructional and frustration performance levels. Suggests that consistent word recognition strategies are used by these developmental readers. (RL)
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Informal Reading Inventories, Miscue Analysis