Teaching Metalinguistic Awareness and Reading Comprehension with Riddles.

@inproceedings{Zipke2008TeachingMA,
  title={Teaching Metalinguistic Awareness and Reading Comprehension with Riddles.},
  author={Marcy Zipke},
  year={2008}
}
  • Marcy Zipke
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • New evidence shows that some types of metalinguistic awareness could be important for reading comprehension in much the same way that phonemic awareness is important for learning to decode. In a recent study, students between 7 and 9 years old were taught to manipulate language and understand the multiple meanings of ambiguous words and sentences. This brief training program resulted in improved scores on standardized tests of reading comprehension. One of the most successful elements of this… CONTINUE READING

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