Using graphic organizers to attain relational knowledge from expository text.

@article{DiCecco2002UsingGO,
  title={Using graphic organizers to attain relational knowledge from expository text.},
  author={Vonnie M DiCecco and Mary Margaret Gleason},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  year={2002},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={
          306-20
        }
}
Many students with learning disabilities (LD) experience difficulties with extracting relationships from expository text, especially if they are implicit. Results from studies with K-12 participants have been inconclusive regarding the potency of the graphic organizer (GO) as a comprehension tool. This study attempted to address some of the concerns with GO research by examining the effects of using GOs with middle school students with LD to convey and cue relational knowledge, using a longer… CONTINUE READING

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