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Author Cartwright, Kelly B., author.

Title Executive skills and reading comprehension : a guide for educators / Kelly B. Cartwright.

Published New York : The Guilford Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  372.47 CART    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 284 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Executive Skills: What Are They, and Why Are They Important for Developing Thinking Readers? -- 2. Plans and Goals: Getting Ready to Read -- 3. Organization: Why Text and Reader Organization Matter -- 4. Cognitive Flexibility: Juggling Multiple Aspects of Reading -- 5. Working Memory: Holding and Linking Ideas in Mind While Reading -- 6. Inhibition and Impulse Control: Resisting Distractions to Support Comprehension -- 7. Social Understanding: The Importance of Mind Reading for Reading Comprehension -- Epilogue: Linking the New with the Old: How Are Familiar Comprehension Skills and Strategies Related to Executive Skills? -- Appendix A. Rubric for Assessing Executive Skills in Observations of Your Students' Reading Behavior -- Appendix B. List of Games Related to the Executive Skills Described in This Book -- References -- Children's Literature Cited.
Subject Reading comprehension.
Executive ability in children.
ISBN 9781462521166 (hardback)
9781462521142 (paperback)