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The impact of a read-aloud strategy on kindergartners' development of vocabulary & comprehension skills. (c2006)

By Hanane H. Oueini

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Includes bibliographical references (leaves 79-84).This study was conducted over ten weeks with fifty three 5 to 6 year-old kindergarteners learning French as a second language. The read-aloud strategy consisted of two teachers reading storybooks to children and explaining unfamiliar words. The teachers al so engaged children in meaningful di scussions about the text, involving logical and critical thinking. The results of this study based on data collected through observations, conferences with children, and children's wri ting samples revealed gains in children's vocabulary and comprehension skills.1 bound copy: 106 leaves; col. ill.; 30 cm. available at RNL

Topics: Reading (Kindergarten) -- Phonetic method, Reading comprehension -- Study and teaching (Kindergarten) -- Lebanon, Vocabulary -- Study and teaching (Kindergarten) -- Lebanon
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:laur.lau.edu.lb:10725/407
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