Effects of a direct instruction main idea summarization program and self-monitoring on reading comprehension of middle school students with learning disabilities

Author: 
Jitendra, A., Cole, C., Hoppes, M., Wilson, B.
Year: 
1998

The study examined the effectiveness of a main idea instructional program on and a self-monitoring technique on improving the reading comprehension of middle school students with disabilities. The intervention consisted of a series of seven lessons that were carefully sequenced to teach students to identify key ideas from passages.

Type: 
Research
Common Core State Standards: 
Literature
Informational Text
Instructional Strategies: 
Summarizing
Self-Questioning
Supporting Struggling Students: 
Differentiation

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