Floating on a sea of talk: Reading comprehension through speaking and listening

Mills, Kathy A. (2009) Floating on a sea of talk: Reading comprehension through speaking and listening. The Reading Teacher, 63(4), pp. 325-329.

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Talk is the foundation for thought and understanding, and the key to literacy learning. Research demonstrates that powerful meta-cognitive strategies can be taught to help students self-monitor their comprehension when reading print and digital texts. This paper provides a repertoire of motivating speaking and listening tips to develop the meta-cognitive thinking of students in the elementary years.

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Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: speaking, reading comprehension, metacognitive strategies, listening
DOI: 10.1598/RT.63.4.8
ISSN: 0034-0561
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE ESL and TESOL) (130204)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 International Reading Association
Deposited On: 19 Aug 2009 22:06
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2015 04:06

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