ASD and Literacy (4) Using Text Structure to Teach Comprehension
Presented by Christina R. Carnahan, Ed.D Associate Professor, U of Cincinnati & Pamela S. Williamson, Ph.D. Associate Professor, U of North Carolina, Greensboro
Understanding expository text structures is critical to success both during and after the school years. In part 4 of the series, the presenters highlight the text structures common in expository texts and discuss the features associated with each structure. They then highlight a systematic approach to teaching students across the grade bands strategies for comprehending expository text using text structure knowledge.