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Reading comprehension and language proficiency among Eskimo children

by Virginia Streiff

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reading comprehension.,
  • Children -- Language.,
  • Eskimo children.,
  • Comprehension in children.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [231]-242.

    StatementVirginia Streiff.
    SeriesBilingual-bicultural education in the United States
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1139.L3 S715
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 268 p. :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4570913M
    ISBN 100405110979
    LC Control Number77090559

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      Over the years, concerns have been raised about the reading habits of children around the world including Ghana (Greaney, ; Morrow & Weinstein, ) and the direct consequences this attitude has on the academic performance of concerns arise as a result of the relationship between reading competence and academic success (Cullinan, ). The scale then proceeds to Level 1 and goes up to Level The observation forms gave an in-depth look at their reading behaviors and their reading comprehension skills associated with text. After the data was collected and analyzed, the children’s reading level was determined.

    Review of Related Literature to Reading Comprehension. “In my classroom, above the chalkboard are giant purple letters that say, ‘Reading Is Thinking’,” writes Cris Tovani in her book “I Read It But I Don’t Get It.” Comprehension is a thoughtful process, she explains, and . Reading is the complex cognitive process of decoding symbols to derive meaning. It is a form of language processing.. Success in this process is measured as reading g is a means for language acquisition, communication, and sharing information and ideas. The symbols are typically visual (written or printed) but may be tactile ().Like all languages, it is a complex.


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