Using Knowledge-Based Strategies in Science to Enhance Content Area Reading Comprehension and Writing

Nancy Romance
Florida Atlantic University
Michael Vitale
East Carolina University

In considering comprehension more broadly as learning with understanding, this session will demonstrate key instructional comprehension strategies that are based upon what we know about learning in general, and how the knowledge to be learned is inherently organized. The knowledge-based strategies to be presented are widely applicable, from elementary through postsecondary education.

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