This study had three main purposes. First, it sought to examine the contexts under which students in a 4th and 5th grade combination classroom acquired the new literacies of online reading comprehension. Second, it looked at instructional scaffolding over three instructional units. Third, it investigated the learning outcomes that resulted from 15 weeks of online reading comprehension instruction.Elaboration scaffolds are hard scaffolds that prompt learners to articulate thoughts and explanations. ... Palincsar (1989) used cue cards and sentence starters during reciprocal teaching to ajump start the processa of strategic thinking andanbsp;...
|Title||:||How Do 4th and 5th Grade Students Acquire the New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension? Exploring the Contexts that Facilitate Learning|
|Author||:||Jill M. Castek|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|