ReadWorks Article-A-DayTM: Using a Maze Assessment to Test the Impact Of Building Background Knowledge on Reading Comprehension (Technical Report No. 1902)

Nobles, S., Anderson, D., Raman, M., Laird, K. & Tindal, G. ReadWorks Article-A-DayTM: Using a maze assessment to test the impact of building background knowledge on reading comprehension. (Technical Report No. 1902). Eugene, OR: Behavioral Research and Teaching, University of Oregon. This study was premised on the importance of vocabulary in comprehending text. Critical findings from both the National Reading Plan (NRP) and the National Reading Technical Assistance Center (NRTAC) frame this study, both in the intervention that was implemented and in the manner in which outcomes were measured.     TechRpt_1902