Rethinking Reading Comprehension Instruction: A Comparison of Instruction for Strategies and Content Approaches

  title={Rethinking Reading Comprehension Instruction: A Comparison of Instruction for Strategies and Content Approaches},
  author={Margaret McKeown and Isabel L. Beck and Ronette G. K. Blake},
  journal={Reading Research Quarterly},
A BSTRA C T Reports from research and the larger educational community demonstrate that too many students have limited ability to comprehend texts. The research reported here involved a two-year study in which standardized comprehension instruction for representations of two major approaches was designed and implemented. The effectiveness of the two experimental comprehension instructional approaches (content and strategies) and a control approach were compared. Content instruction focused… Expand
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