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2. What is fluent word decoding strongly associated with?

  • Early reading comprehension, around 6-7 years
  • Grammatical knowledge, around 6-7 years
  • Reduced cognitive demand
  • Text decoding, around 8-11 years

3. How is the profile of a poor comprehender explained at a cognitive level?

  • A semantic access problem. Poor quality representations impede comprehension/swift and effective retrieval.
  • A fluency problem. Poor quality representations impede comprehension/swift and effective retrieval.

4. What is meant by a 'standard of coherence' in comprehension monitering?

  • Linked to verbal ability, readers expectation of how good their mental model should be explaining individual variance
  • Linked to self esteem, a readers expectation of how good their mental model should be explaining individual variance
  • A readers expectation of how good their mental model should be explaining individual variance
  • Linked to age, readers expectation of how good their mental model should be explaining individual variance

5. Which of these is NOT a main strength of the simple view of reading

  • It is used as clear evidence in the nature-nurture debate of language
  • Provides clear hypotheses re; predictors of decoding and comprehension supported by longitudinal data
  • Provides clear predictons for how reading disorders manifest
  • Has informed government policy on how to teach reading

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