Grants & Contracts
Research & Statistics
A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n
Research-Based Instruction in Reading
Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference
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Comprehension is the reason for reading. If readers can read the words but do not understand what they are reading, they are not really reading.
Instruction in comprehension can help students understand what they read, remember what they read, and communicate with others about what they read.
Research on text comprehension suggests
should be taught about text comprehension and
it should be taught.