Enseñanza de estrategias para la comprensión de textos expositivos con alumnos de sexto grado de primaria

Norma Alicia Vega López, Gerardo Bañales Faz, Antonio Reyna Valladares, Elsa Pérez Amaro

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Understanding expository texts represents a problem for elementary school students, due primarily to limited training in the use of strategies. The current research analyzes the effectiveness of three reading strategies (patterns of organization, graphic organizers, and summaries) for improving the comprehension of expository texts. A quasi-experimental study was carried out with an experimental group (explicit teaching) and a control group (traditional teaching) in which 54 sixth graders participated. The results indicate that the students in the experimental group had better achievement on the comprehension test and on transferring strategies to new reading situations. In conclusion, the project suggests implications for future research and educational practice.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)1047-1068
Number of pages22
JournalRevista Mexicana de Investigacion Educativa
Issue number63
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2014

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  • Education

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