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Maggie Horne
Reply to Reading Comprehension: Amy
Thu Jun 11, 2015 22:54

Amy, I did not think of it in this way. While thinking of teaching students with ASD about different text features, I thought it might be a little more difficult for them to comprehend. We can use text features as a springboard, just as you said. If a student is particularly adept at comprehending visual information, charts or pictures would benefit them in the understanding of a text. I believe that this is a useful tool for all students to use, not just students with ASD. Thank you for changing my mind on the subject! It may be difficult for students to understand some of the texts features, but some can aid in comprehension.

  • RE: Reading Comprehension - hildebranak, Thu Jun 11 14:51
    I think text features are important to emergent readers and most other readers for that matter. It gives them a springboard to use their imagination to set the scene of the text in their minds. And,... more
    • Reply to Reading Comprehension: Amy - Maggie Horne, Thu Jun 11 22:54
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