Improved Reading Comprehension by Writing Journal Article uri icon



  • In this article, the author argues that writing skills are important in developing reading comprehension skills that prepare our students for the advanced studies of the 21st Century. Examples are provided of available writing tools/interventions that may help teachers provide more writing practice that makes this connection to improved reading comprehension. One example discussed is Summary Street, which focuses on the process of summarization. Summarizing is an important comprehension skill that helps readers develop the gist of their reading and form a lasting and accurate text base representation of text meaning.

publication date

  • March 1, 2011

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  • Caccamise D

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  • 27

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  • 31


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