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Instructional Strategies in Literacy

Compare and contrast instructional strategies used to aid comprehension of narrative, expository, and poetic texts. What makes one strategy work with one type of text but not with another?

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In the development of reading comprehension instruction, the use of practical strategies that include theoretical models that have been shown to be successful in teaching beginning reading, writing, and mathematics may be utilized and children at risk can also respond well to teaching strategies of higher order processing if they are planned well (Williams, 2005).

Narrative text has a general pattern of structure or a story grammar (Mandler & Johnson, 1977).There is a variety of patterns in expository text (e. g., description, sequence, compare-contrast, cause-effect, and ...

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Instructional teaching strategies in reading comprehension are examined. The constructivist theory is analyzed as a basis in developing teaching strategies in literacy. Planning instructional strategies that include cognitive understanding is also investigated.