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Comprehensible and compelling : the causes and effects of free voluntary reading

Author: Stephen D Krashen; Syying Lee; Christy Lao
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the most recent research and literacy testing results from around the world that document how reading materials must be comprehensible and compelling to bring success. It also presents research findings that show how libraries directly support literacy development, providing arguments and proof that will be invaluable in advocacy efforts for funding and program development. -- Provided by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Self-instruction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krashen, Stephen D.
Comprehensible and compelling.
Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
(DLC) 2017048241
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen D Krashen; Syying Lee; Christy Lao
ISBN: 9781440857980 1440857989
OCLC Number: 1005779667
Description: ix, 106 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Chapter One: Compelling Comprehensible Input --
Chapter Two: The Three Stages --
Chapter Three: What Read Alouds Do and What They Don't Do Chapter Four: Self-Selected Reading --
Chapter Five: Will they only read junk? Chapter Six: The Complexity Study: Do they read only 'easy' books? --
Chapter Seven: # What Have We Learned from PIRLS?
Responsibility: Stephen D. Krashen, Sy-ying Lee, and Christy Lao.

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This book examines the most recent research and literacy testing results from around the world that document how reading materials must be comprehensible and compelling to bring success. It also presents research findings that show how libraries directly support literacy development, providing arguments and proof that will be invaluable in advocacy efforts for funding and program development. -- Provided by publisher.

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