Improving Student Comprehension of Social Studies Text: A Self-Questioning Strategy for Inclusive Middle School Classes

  title={Improving Student Comprehension of Social Studies Text: A Self-Questioning Strategy for Inclusive Middle School Classes},
  author={Sheri Berkeley and Lisa Marshak and Margo Mastropieri and Thomas E. Scruggs},
  journal={Remedial and Special Education},
  pages={105 - 113}
This study employed a randomized experimental design to investigate the effectiveness of a self-questioning strategy for improving student reading comprehension of grade-level social studies text material. Fifty-seven seventh grade students with a range of abilities, including English as second language learners and students with learning and other disabilities, from three inclusive middle school classes participated. Results indicated that students in the self-questioning strategy group… 

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