Module 5: Reading Comprehension
5.2 Skills Required for Language Comprehension and Reading Comprehension
After viewing this module session participants will be able to:
- Identify the critical skills needed for language comprehension
- Describe what is a situation model and how it affects reading comprehension
- Indicate how critical skills knowledge contribute to the situation model
watch the session below.
*Please see the Transcripts resource folder located in Module 0 for a text copy of the transcript from this video.
- When word-level reading is average or better, reading
comprehension and language comprehension share most of the same critical skills
are numerous skills needed for language/reading comprehension, such a
vocabulary, background knowledge, inferencing, and working memory
Learners will struggle in this area for years and their development must be
supported for years