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Reading comprehension: research and teaching strategies

Series or Serial: California adult education research digest; no. 8

Corporate Name: California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project

Alternate Document Title: Evidence-based reading instruction

Publisher: California Dept. of Education, Adult Education Office

Published At: Sacramento, CA

Date Published: June 2007

Distributor: California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project (CALPRO)

Source Address: 2880 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 220

Source City/State/Zip: Sacramento CA 95833

Phone: 916/286-8816

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 4 p.

Subjects: Reading Comprehension; Reading Instruction; Adult Reading Programs; Educational Research

Abstract:
This digest discusses current research on reading comprehension and suggests strategies for teaching adult learners. References are provided. This digest is one of a series of four on the topic of evidence-based reading instruction. The other digests cover alphabetics, fluency, and vocabulary.

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