Children's Reading Comprehension and Assessment

Synopsis

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.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • P. David Pearson
  • Anne P. Sweet
  • Diane N. Hamm
  • Walter Kintsch
  • Eileen Kintsch
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Mahwah, NJ
Publication year:
  • 2005