Reading comprehension and numeracy among junior secondary school students in Australia

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Australian Council for Educational Research , [S.l.]
Reading (Secondary) -- Australia., Reading comprehension -- Australia., Numeracy -- Australia., Education, Secondary -- Austr
StatementGary N. Marks, John Ainley.
SeriesResearch report -- no. 3, LSAY research report -- no. 3.
ContributionsAinley, John G., Australian Council for Educational Research., Australia. Dept. of Employment, Education, Training, and Youth Affairs.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 25 p. :
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Open LibraryOL19160835M

Get this from a library. Reading comprehension and numeracy among junior secondary school students in Australia. [Gary N Marks; John G Ainley; Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (Program); Australian Council for Educational Research.; Australia. Department of Employment, Education, Training, and Youth Affairs.] -- This report examines the performance, and levels of mastery, on tests.

Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth: Reading Comprehension & Numeracy Among Junior Secondary School Students in Australia.

Publisher: S.L.:. This report examines the performance, and levels of mastery, on tests of reading comprehension and numeracy of Australian students in junior secondary school between and Author: Thelma Perso.

There are indications, however, that the gender gap in reading comprehension among junior secondary school students in Australia increased between and (Marks & Ainley, ) and again in Author: Sheldon Rothman. mandated in some countries including Australia, the United States and Ireland, there is little in the way of research on the effect this has on secondary school students’ literacy.

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Reading comprehension and numeracy among junior secondary school students in Australia. by Marks, Gary N. Published The object of the series is to help secondary students tackle comprehension examinations.

Each book consists of 20 units. The first two are worked examples, teaching students the strategies on how to work out the right answer. The subsequent 18 units provide students with the opportunity to practise the strategies learnt.

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The York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension (YARC) is a one-to-one, diagnostic reading assessment that enables you to assess your pupils’ reading and comprehension skills from an early age through to the end of secondary school.

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It is based on current knowledge in this area. It is intended as a guide only. Not all the suggestions here will apply to any one student or situation. This study focused on the use of a standardized reading assessment to examine reading comprehension among English language learners (ELLs) and English fluent middle school students, focusing on two text genres: informational and narrative.

The Common Core State Standards require students to develop skills in both genres. However, ELLs may not. Reading comprehension and numeracy among junior secondary school students in Australia (LSAY Research Report 3). Camberwell, Australia: Australian Council for Educational Research.

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As you well know, your role as a teacher cannot end with a simple reading assignment. Part of your charge is to help ingrain a passion for reading so all students can achieve.This book focuses on teaching and consolidating the skills required to complete the Reading component of the annual national literacy test program called NAPLAN*.

The activities are designed to help develop and refine skills in reading comprehension, general literacy, text analysis, logic and problem solving, and the higher order abstract.The teacher explicitly addressed numeracy dispositions by encouraging students to estimate, compare, reason and make sense of the magnitude of the distance.

Students used mathematical tools and technology to collate and display data, and were able to explain results which appeared on graphs when comparing charts.