Reading comprehension involves constructing meaning that is reasonable and accurate by connecting what has been read to what the reader already knows and thinking about all of this information until it is understood.
Difficulty with: Passage Reading, Sentence Comprehension, Oral Reading, Silent reading, Words in isolation or in Context, Matching Vocabulary
Intervention Characteristics -Intervention focus on specific skill instruction for vocabulary, fact finding, and making inferences as well as explicit strategies in comprehension monitoring and reading for different purposes.
Reading Compression Interventions:
- Comprehension-Sequencing Events
- Comprehension-Summarizing Events