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

What's New on POWERUP?

Use Technology Tools to Support Formative Assessment!

How can technology tools support teachers in their use of formative assessment across different subject areas to better serve the needs of struggling students? Read our new blog post to learn about how technology tools for formative assessment can help you better personalize instruction to meet the needs of your students.