A case for the sentence in reading comprehension.

  title={A case for the sentence in reading comprehension.},
  author={Cheryl M. Scott},
  journal={Language, speech, and hearing services in schools},
  volume={40 2},
  • C. M. Scott
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Education
  • Language, speech, and hearing services in schools
PURPOSE This article addresses sentence comprehension as a requirement of reading comprehension within the framework of the narrow view of reading that was advocated in the prologue to this forum. The focus is on the comprehension requirements of complex sentences, which are characteristic of school texts. METHOD Topics included in this discussion are (a) evidence linking sentence comprehension and syntax with reading, (b) syntactic properties of sentences that make them difficult to… 

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