Clarifying Differences Between Reading Skills and Reading Strategies

Clarifying Differences Between Reading Skills and Reading Strategies The terms reading skill and reading strategy are central to how we conceptualize and teach reading. Despite their importance and widespread use, the terms are not consistently used or understood. This article examines the current and historical uses of the terms, defines them, and describes their differences, similarities, and relationships. Implications for teaching reading skills and strategies are discussed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Reading Teacher Wiley

Clarifying Differences Between Reading Skills and Reading Strategies

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
2008 International Reading Association
ISSN
0034-0561
eISSN
1936-2714
D.O.I.
10.1598/RT.61.5.1
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Abstract

The terms reading skill and reading strategy are central to how we conceptualize and teach reading. Despite their importance and widespread use, the terms are not consistently used or understood. This article examines the current and historical uses of the terms, defines them, and describes their differences, similarities, and relationships. Implications for teaching reading skills and strategies are discussed.

Journal

The Reading TeacherWiley

Published: Feb 1, 2008

References

  • Learning strategies (Special issue)

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