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Title Children's reading comprehension and assessment / edited by Scott G. Paris, Steven A. Stahl.
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2005.

Series Center for Improvement of Early Reading Achievement
Center for Improvement of Early Reading Achievement (Series)
Subject Reading comprehension.
Reading -- Ability testing.
Alt Name Paris, Scott G., 1946-
Stahl, Steven A.
Description 1 online resource (1 volume).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Part I: Historical and Theoretical Foundations; 1 Assessment of Reading Comprehension: The RAND Reading Study Group Vision; 2 The Assessment of Reading Comprehension: A Review of Practices-- Past, Present, and Future; 3 Comprehension; 4 Comprehension of What for What: Comprehension as a Nonunitary Construct; Part II: Developmental and Motivational Factors in Reading Comprehension; 5 Assessment of Comprehension Abilities in Young Children; 6 Spurious and Genuine Correlates of Children's Reading Comprehension.
Summary Originating in a CIERA conference at Michigan University, this book examines how readers understand text and how comprehension is assessed. It provides contexts for the study of reading comprehension, examines how vocabulary, motivation, and expertise influence comprehension, and analyses the developmental course and correlates of comprehension.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1410612767 (electronic bk.)
9781410612762 (electronic bk.)
0805846565 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9781410612762
OCLC # 58750834
Additional Format Print version: Children's reading comprehension and assessment. Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2005 0805846557 0805846565 (DLC) 2004052067 (OCoLC)55534899

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