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Peters, Ellen, Ed.; Sindelar, Paul T. – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1987
Three instructional approaches have worked well in increasing reading fluency of students with reading difficulties: previewing; hypothesis/test training; and repeated readings. However, it is crucial that students also receive instruction in reading comprehension. (CB)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Difficulties, Reading Fluency
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Peters, Ellen, Ed.; Graves, Anne W. – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1987
Research based teaching strategies for improving the reading comprehension of mildly handicapped students include identifying learning goals, breaking goals into simpler units, ordering instruction developmentally, and teaching the use of metacognitive strategies for reading. (CB)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Education, Learning Strategies, Metacognition