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Warrican, S. Joel; Alleyne, Melissa L.; Smith, Patriann; Cheema, Jehanzeb; King, James R. – Reading Psychology, 2019
The theory of peer effect posits that students who find themselves in the company of high or low performing peers tend to exhibit better academic performance than what is solely attributable to their own individual characteristics. In this study, we investigate peer effects within literacy achievement among Trinidadian and Tobagonian youth, using…
Descriptors: High School Students, Academic Achievement, High Achievement, Low Achievement
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Dray, Amy J.; Brown, Nathaniel J. S.; Diakow, Ronli; Lee, Yongsang; Wilson, Mark R. – Reading Psychology, 2019
This article describes the development of an assessment system for adolescent reading comprehension. It presents a research context--a reading intervention implemented in middle and high schools in an urban district--which became the impetus for the work. The article outlines the organizational principles of construct modeling that guided the…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Adolescents, Test Construction, Intervention
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Welsch, Jodi G.; Powell, Jennifer Jones; Robnolt, Valerie J. – Reading Psychology, 2019
Due to the Common Core State Standards, close reading is becoming a common practice in today's elementary and middle school classrooms. Qualitative content analysis of journal publications was used to determine the (a) prevalence of close reading in the existing literature, (b) knowledge about close reading from the research literature, (c) themes…
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Common Core State Standards, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Vaughn, Margaret – Reading Psychology, 2019
Adaptive teaching is considered a cornerstone of effective literacy teaching. Research has explored this dynamic aspect of classroom instruction and has found that given recent educational reform efforts implementing adaptive teaching during reading instruction has been particularly difficult. This study examined a yearlong inquiry of teacher…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction, Constructivism (Learning), Metacognition
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Yildiz, Mustafa; Kanik Uysal, Pinar; Bilge, Huzeyfe; Patricia Wolters, Alissa; Saka, Yavuz; Yildirim, Kasim; Rasinski, Timothy – Reading Psychology, 2019
The present study aimed to explore the relation between students' oral reading efficacy, reading comprehension, and academic performance on a nationwide high school placement exam (TEOG). The students were selected from a public middle school. The students' oral reading efficacy, comprehension, and TEOG achievement scores were obtained to figure…
Descriptors: Oral Reading, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, High Stakes Tests
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Ober, Teresa M.; Brooks, Patricia J.; Plass, Jan L.; Homer, Bruce D. – Reading Psychology, 2019
This study investigated direct and indirect effects of executive functions on reading comprehension in adolescents (N = 87, M = 14.0 years, SD = 1.5) by testing for parallel mediation of effects of working memory, task-switching, and inhibitory control via decoding and text recall/inference. Working memory showed direct and indirect effects on…
Descriptors: Correlation, Reading Comprehension, Executive Function, Recall (Psychology)
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Harmon, Janis; Martinez, Miriam; Juarez, Lucinda; Wood, Karen; Simmerson, Lisa; Terrazas, Christopher – Reading Psychology, 2019
Given that much of the research on classroom libraries focus on elementary school classrooms, this study sought to examine classroom libraries at the middle school level. Access to books is especially important for middle school students given the persistent decline in reading engagement at this level. The research questions guiding this…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Classrooms, Libraries, Middle Schools
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O'Reilly, Tenaha; Sabatini, John; Wang, Zuowei – Reading Psychology, 2019
The purpose of this investigation was to determine the impact of students' background knowledge and how they utilized "don't know" affordances to comprehend and learn from text. In two studies, over 8,000 middle and high school students interacted with a content-area learning environment in which they answered a series of background…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Knowledge Level, Affordances
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Lindholm, Anna; Tengberg, Michael – Reading Psychology, 2019
This two-year longitudinal study investigated Swedish L2 middle school students' reading development and its relation to reported strategy use. Reading comprehension was measured on three occasions and strategy use was examined using the Metacognitive Awareness of Reading Strategies Inventory (MARSI) scale. The results show that student reading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Second Language Learning, Reading Comprehension
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Relyea, Jackie Eunjung; Fitzgerald, Jill – Reading Psychology, 2018
The present study used data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study--Kindergarten Class of 1998-1999 to examine whether the relationship between first-grade word-reading and reading-comprehension growth through eighth grade was different for language-minority learners (LMs) versus native English-speaking students (NEs). Among high word…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Native Speakers, Reading Comprehension
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Kiernan, Darl; Bear, Donald R. – Reading Psychology, 2018
Educators need ways to assess orthographic knowledge and differentiate word study instruction for secondary, emergent bilingual learners. In this study, the spelling of 199 students in grades 7-12 across eight features and four spelling stages was examined to understand students' orthographic development; all but two were learning Spanish and…
Descriptors: Spelling, Spelling Instruction, Orthographic Symbols, Vocabulary Development
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Haines, Marci Lynn; Husk, Kristi L.; Baca, Louise; Wilcox, Brad; Morrison, Timothy G. – Reading Psychology, 2018
Some claim that good and poor readers continue their trajectories despite intervention. This quasi-experimental study examined whether the READ 180 program helps general education, below-grade-level, Title I pre-adolescent readers improve. Participants included 82 students, grades 4-8, in public Title I elementary and middle schools. Results…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Intervention, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs
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Young, Chase; Ortlieb, Evan – Reading Psychology, 2018
This article describes how secondary teachers might implement readers theater in their classrooms. In addition to reading fluency, this five-day format also explicitly targets reading comprehension and vocabulary. Each day of the week requires students to engage in various activities aimed to develop diverse components of reading as well as…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Reading Instruction, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension
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Tarchi, Christian – Reading Psychology, 2017
This study explored the differential contribution of cognitive and motivational factors on the comprehension of an expository text in secondary school students. One hundred and fifty-five 7th and 8th grade students were assessed in prior knowledge, inferences, metacognition, reading motivation, topic interest, and reading comprehension of history…
Descriptors: Expository Writing, Secondary School Students, Prior Learning, Grade 7
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Bippert, Kelli; Harmon, Janis – Reading Psychology, 2017
Middle schools often turn to computer-assisted reading intervention programs to improve student reading. The questions guiding this study are (a) in what ways are computer-assisted reading intervention programs utilized, and (b) what are teachers' perceptions about these intervention programs? Nineteen secondary reading teachers were interviewed…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Computer Assisted Instruction, Reading Programs, Intervention
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