Scaffolding Middle School Students ’ Comprehension and Response to Short Stories

@inproceedings{Caskey2011ScaffoldingMS,
  title={Scaffolding Middle School Students ’ Comprehension and Response to Short Stories},
  author={Micki M. Caskey and Lauren Aimonette Liang},
  year={2011}
}
Teaching narrative text selections is an important part of the middle grades English curriculum. As middle grades educators search for ways to best support their students’ reading, it is important to consider carefully the effects of various approaches to teaching literature. This study focused on the two most popular approaches to teaching literature, the cognitiveoriented and reader-response approaches, and compared the effects each approach has on students’ comprehension and response to a… CONTINUE READING

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