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reading comprehension: mopre than decoding and vocabulary. D'oh!

Louise Rosenblatt talked about this decades ago. Later, others have discussed the importance of knowing the world and bringing it to the text. Here is a video that breaks it down nicely. This same prof wrote a story for the Post about this in relation to the new proposed standards.

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