Assessing reading materials for students who are learning disabled

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This article presents a checklist that teachers and other education professionals can use when deciding which instructional materials to include in their content area instruction. The checklist addresses several considerations, such as the learners' prior knowledge, vocabulary levels, and motivation. In addition, characteristics of the text source, such as the inclusion of supplemental instructional materials, readability, and the use of objectives, examples, and analogies, are also addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)138-143
Number of pages6
JournalIntervention in School and Clinic
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology


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