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MS in Literacy Education
This research study sought to determine if students with disabilities benefit from pre-reading strategies in reading comprehension. Reading is a fundamental skill that supports academic achievement. Using pre-reading strategies will motivate and increase student comprehension. In an effort to influence students with disabilities, the concept of pre-reading strategies was introduced to a group of middle school students. Some pre-reading strategies included selecting interesting texts, graphic organizers, vocabulary instruction, visual representations, and the activation of prior knowledge. Findings have shown that pre-reading strategies influence student motivation, increase the activation of prior knowledge and they can be used as a tool for increased comprehension. Implications determined that pre-reading strategies are essential for students with disabilities to comprehend instructional level texts.
Markham, Jennifer, "How Can Pre-reading Strategies Benefit Students with Disabilities?" (2012). Education Masters. Paper 235.
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