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Title Children's reading comprehension and assessment / edited by Scott G. Paris, Steven A. Stahl.

Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (1 volume).
Series Center for Improvement of Early Reading Achievement
Center for Improvement of Early Reading Achievement (Series)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Part I: Historical and Theoretical Foundations; 1 Assessment of Reading Comprehension: The RAND Reading Study Group Vision; 2 The Assessment of Reading Comprehension: A Review of Practices-- Past, Present, and Future; 3 Comprehension; 4 Comprehension of What for What: Comprehension as a Nonunitary Construct; Part II: Developmental and Motivational Factors in Reading Comprehension; 5 Assessment of Comprehension Abilities in Young Children; 6 Spurious and Genuine Correlates of Children's Reading Comprehension.
Summary Originating in a CIERA conference at Michigan University, this book examines how readers understand text and how comprehension is assessed. It provides contexts for the study of reading comprehension, examines how vocabulary, motivation, and expertise influence comprehension, and analyses the developmental course and correlates of comprehension.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Reading comprehension.
Reading -- Ability testing.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Paris, Scott G., 1946-
Stahl, Steven A.
Other Form: Print version: Children's reading comprehension and assessment. Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2005 0805846557 0805846565 (DLC) 2004052067 (OCoLC)55534899
ISBN 1410612767 (electronic bk.)
9781410612762 (electronic bk.)
0805846565 (pbk.)