Essays Tagged: "Reading comprehension"

Opening Statements for case againt incompetent school.

Your honor this is very alarming to us because of one simple fact: Chrishas never failed one of his reading class.The evidence will show that there was educational malpractice in this case. Wewill als ... nown as statutes. Theystate: 1. Each school shall develop proficiency standards which shall include readingcomprehension, writing and computation skills in the English language, necessary tosuccess in ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Computer operators

training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers.Skills:Reading Comprehension, Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Pro ...

(2 pages) 94 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

Education Reform As I See It. This essay is about my views of education reform in America.

ay many teachers in the public education system teach. This method only reaches those who have good reading comprehension. Those who have other learning styles such as: auditory, visual, or kinestheti ... . Needless to say it becomes easy to find the answers to the questions in the text without actually reading and absorbing the material. Thus, the grades "earned" don't actually reflect the amount of l ...

(4 pages) 299 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The ways in which the reading skills can be taught in a communicative classroom

The ways in which the reading skills can be taught in a communicativeclassroom.Reading is described as a "psycholinguistic ... s strategies. The result of the interaction is comprehension. Conceptual abilities are important in reading acquisition. Process strategies are considered subcomponents of reading ability although the ... knowledge for practical purposes such as listening (Mackay, Barkman and Jordan.1979).In the case of reading, an individual is required to perform at least two interdependent tasks; the reader must det ...

(9 pages) 274 0 4.4 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Strategies For Teaching Reading

There is massive amounts of research literature available discussing the different reading strategies which suggests that reading comprehension is strengthened when students work meth ... g comprehension is strengthened when students work methodically and systematically to improve their reading skills. This paper will address strategies that students can be taught apply during reading ... and as teachers, we need to teach students how to think about these strategies as they read. Thus, reading will be viewed as an activity where we construct meaning for ourselves, " It is an active, c ...

(20 pages) 368 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Motivating Readers

There is massive amounts of research literature available discussing the different reading strategies which suggests that reading comprehension is strengthened when students work meth ... g comprehension is strengthened when students work methodically and systematically to improve their reading skills. This paper will address strategies that students can be taught apply during reading ... and as teachers, we need to teach students how to think about these strategies as they read. Thus, reading will be viewed as an activity where we construct meaning for ourselves, " It is an active, c ...

(20 pages) 193 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Why is the TV on?

f age To examine differences in time spent in developmental activities and outcomes (such as reading) between children who live in such households and those who do not.Thirty-five percent of al ... een conducted that prove the background television interferes with concurrent processing, including reading comprehension and memory. Background television interferes with the basic neurological skill ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Vocabulary Enrichment in Compostition

velopment.However, the majority of studies, have focused on the effect of vocabulary instruction on reading. Few studies have concentrated on the effect of vocabulary instruction on composition.Relati ... tion on composition.Relationship Between Reading And WritingTraditionally, the relationship between reading and writing has centered on contrasting the two skills. Reading was said to be a receptive p ...

(9 pages) 73 0 1.0 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Speech Disorder

session? There were two main goals in this therapy session. The first goal was to increase reading comprehension. The second goal was to increase and improve the use of multiple modalities su ... tivities used to achieve each of these therapy goals? The first activity aided in improving reading comprehension. The object was to have the patient read a short composition and then answer q ...

(3 pages) 299 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Critical Review of Sand County Almanac by Leopold

ns can swirl our memoirs. I am an enthusiastic booklover but habitually get involved in the routine reading comprehension I have to do for work and just to keep side by side of what's occurring in the ... Noss states merely what seems to be the ordinary sentiment amongst these writers: “It took a rereading or two of Leopold to teach me that natural science can help us learn how to live. ”Aldo ...

(7 pages) 35 0 3.8 Jan/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Bibliotherapy

on EDS 425 Sridhar, Dheppa, Vaughn, Sharon. (Nov/Dec 2000). Bibliotherapy for All Enhancing Reading Comprehinsion, Self-Concept, and Behavior. The Council for Exceptional Children Teaching Exc ... ching Exceptional Children, Volume 33, Pages 74-82.This article on "Bibliotherapy for All Enhancing Reading Comprehension, Self-Concept, and Behavior" deals with the idea of using children books as a ...

(2 pages) 728 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Axia College - Student Survival Guide

mpletion are: using Axia's educational resources, academic honestly, goal setting, time management, reading comprehension and retention, and learning styles. By explaining these concepts in further de ... ollow these guidelines to prevent plagiarism in my assignments. According to Axia College Week Four reading Avoiding Plagiarism Guide (2007)Failing to include a citation for someone else's ideas that ...

(6 pages) 157 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Reading Strategies

sources are written in English just because of this, the university students need to improve their reading abilities.As it is mentioned, reading is a very important skill for students and also they m ... ntioned, reading is a very important skill for students and also they may have some difficulties in reading. Reading is a systematic process for the students to learn, so students face different probl ...

(34 pages) 169 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Computer Assisted Language Learning

xcellent, 2= good, 3= average, 4= bad and 5= awful).As we know there are four communication skills, reading will be the first to be analyzed. I gave the reading skill in the sample unit a 3 (average). ... g to be exposed to different grammar structures and rules. At this level students are starting with reading texts that contain several paragraphs and grammar structures that are new to them. This read ...

(13 pages) 37 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Teaching literature as a mechanism for learning German

learner. While beginners and intermediates of German may read literary works for language practice, reading comprehension and possible appreciation of the language, the goals for undergraduates might ... goals for undergraduates might include development of a knowledge of world literature, practice in reading and discussed creative work, and the introduction of literary concepts, genres and technolog ...

(5 pages) 1250 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Final Project: Student Survival Guide

Resources, Upholding Academic Honesty, Setting and Achieving Goals, Managing Time Wisely, Fostering Reading Comprehension and Retention, and Applying Personality and Learning Styles.Axia offers a vari ... you can't take on•Use technology to your advantage (Carter, C. et al., 2007)At Axia, fostering reading comprehension and retention is an important part of your educational success. While Axia doe ...

(5 pages) 78 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Learn and Understand

et knowledge or skill in a new subject or activity; to make yourself remember a piece of writing by reading or repeating it many times; to start to understand that you must change the way you behave; ... what we have “learnt”.According to a survey, many of the kids suffer from difficulties in reading comprehension, which means that even though they “learnt” to read, they are not ab ...

(2 pages) 380 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Digital Story Reading

Digital Story Reading As a Tool f or Vocabulary Acquisition a mong Preschool Children Maiya Bianca Aguila, Alwyn J ... ulary acquisition is an essential part of young children's literacy development, particularly their reading skills. It has been seen that acquiring a normal vocabulary is prerequisite for reading comp ... ven effective, research tells us that a great deal of vocabulary acquisition can take place through reading (Cho &n Choi, 2008; Elley, 1989, 1991; Vivas, 1996; Mason & Krashen, 2004; Krashen, ...

(12 pages) 4 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Digital Story Reading

Digital Story Reading As a Tool f or Vocabulary Acquisition a mong Preschool Children Maiya Bianca Aguila, Alwyn J ... ulary acquisition is an essential part of young children's literacy development, particularly their reading skills. It has been seen that acquiring a normal vocabulary is prerequisite for reading comp ... ven effective, research tells us that a great deal of vocabulary acquisition can take place through reading (Cho &n Choi, 2008; Elley, 1989, 1991; Vivas, 1996; Mason & Krashen, 2004; Krashen, ...

(12 pages) 4 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Hebrew Syllabus

Hebrew Language: Criterion A: Oral communication; Criterion B: Visual interpretation; Criterion C: Reading Comprehension; Criterion D: Writing. Summative assessments will include (but are not limited ... ll include (but are not limited to) the recordings of speaking activities, writing assignments, and reading comprehension activities judged against each of the assessment criteria, among others.Studen ...

(11 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays