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Executive skills and reading comprehension : a guide for educators

Author: Kelly B Cartwright
Publisher: New York, NY : The Guilford Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How do K-12 students become self-regulated learners who actively deploy comprehension strategies to make meaning from texts? This cutting-edge guide is the first book to highlight the importance of executive skills for improving reading comprehension. Chapters review the research base for particular executive functions--such as planning, organization, cognitive flexibility, and impulse control--and present  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly B Cartwright
ISBN: 9781462521142 1462521142 9781462521166 1462521169
OCLC Number: 898158638
Description: xx, 284 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Executive Skills: What Are They, and Why Are They Important for Developing Thinking Readers? --
2. Plans and Goals: Getting Ready to Read --
3. Organization: Why Text and Reader Organization Matter --
4. Cognitive Flexibility: Juggling Multiple Aspects of Reading --
5. Working Memory: Holding and Linking Ideas in Mind While Reading --
6. Inhibition and Impulse Control: Resisting Distractions to Support Comprehension --
7. Social Understanding: The Importance of Mind Reading for Reading Comprehension --
Epilogue: Linking the New with the Old: How Are Familiar Comprehension Skills and Strategies Related to Executive Skills? --
Appendix A. Rubric for Assessing Executive Skills in Observations of Your Students' Reading Behavior --
Appendix B. List of Games Related to the Executive Skills Described in This Book --
References --
Children's Literature Cited.
Responsibility: Kelly B. Cartwright ; foreword by Nell K. Duke.

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"How do K-12 students become self-regulated learners who actively deploy comprehension strategies to make meaning from texts? This cutting-edge guide is the first book to highlight the importance of executive skills for improving reading comprehension. Chapters review the research base for particular executive functions--such as planning, organization, cognitive flexibility, and impulse control--and present practical skills-building strategies for the classroom. Detailed examples show what each skill looks like in real readers, and sidebars draw explicit connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Reproducible planning and assessment forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Subject Areas/Key Words: attention, brain development, CCSS, children, cognitive flexibility, Common Core standards, Common Core State Standards, comprehension strategies, ELA, elementary reading methods, English language arts, executive functioning, executive functions, executive skills, impulse control, instruction, interventions, literacy, neuroscience, organizational skills, planning, reading comprehension, secondary, self-regulated learning, self-regulation, social understanding, students, teaching, working memory Audience: K-12 classroom teachers, reading specialists, literacy coaches, and special educators; school psychologists; teacher educators, graduate students, and researchers"--

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