Vocabulary and reading comprehension are among Reading First's five key literacy topics; this book presents current research findings and considers their significance for instruction. Specific information is provided on challenges facing English language learners. Contributors include the leading authorities in the field.The reliability coefficients reported for Vocabulary in the third, seventh, and 10th grade are .88, .86, and .90, ... When the passage was completed, the examiners read a series of multiple-choice questions that the students had to answer. ... Working Memory To measure working memory, an adapted version of Gaulin and Campbella#39;s (1994) Competing Language Processing Task was developed.
|Author||:||Richard K. Wagner, Andrea E. Muse, Kendra R. Tannenbaum|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2007|