H igh school history has a tremendous obstacle to learning — getting students enthusiastic about reading difficult texts when i teach world history to my 9th graders, i have come up with a list of 6 common challenges i face when trying teach reading comprehension. As a result , many middle- and high-school students are less able to convert their word-reading skills into comprehension when confronted with texts in science (or math or social studies) than they are when confronted with texts of fiction or discursive essays references brand-gruwel,s,aarnoutse, c,a,j,,& van den bos, k,p, (1998.
The common core state standards in language arts treat text difficulty as akin to weight or resistance in an exercise program for example, in science texts, detailed comparisons between species like alligators and crocodiles or between concepts like meiosis and mitosis are common similarly, problem-solution structures are evident in both. 1 relationships: interactions among ideas or characters in the text are subtle, involved, or deeply embedded 2 richness: the text possesses a sizable amount of highly sophisticated information conveyed through data or literary devices 3 structure: the text is organized in ways that are elaborate and sometimes unconventional 4.
Yes, such passage will be long but it won’t necessarily be difficult so you might end up skipping to this passage first whether or not you want to leave the long, difficult passage to the very end depends on your score. As a result , many middle- and high- school students are less able to convert their word-reading skills into comprehension when confronted with texts in science (or math or social studies) than they are when confronted with texts of fiction or discursive essays.
By chris lele on november 18, 2011 in reading comprehension strategies, verbal below is a difficult science passage as you read through the passage, you should keep in the mind the five points below the passage (or, you can read more about these five points in detail.
Difficulty in comprehending science texts by dells difficulty in comprehending science text differentiated instruction the matthew effect “the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.