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14 Cards in this Set

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performing a task instantaneously and without conscious attention
seven componenets of the critical-literacy curriculum
knowledge about print, decoding, vocabulary, comprehending narratives, comprehending and learning from exposition, the relationship between reading and writing, and building connections
declarative knowledge
knowledge that or knowledge about, knowledge of facts, concepts, and generalizations
critical literacy
the use of language for thinking, problem solving, and communicating; the level of proficiency necessary in today's world
procedural knowledge
knowledge how, the ability to do something
a psychological orientation that emphasizes the active nature of learning and goes beyond that to note that learning is constructive, that in the process of learning the learner actually constructs what he or she learns
attitudes and inclinations
feelings toward various matters and propensities to engage in various activities
organized prior knowledge
thinking about thinking, a reader's recognition of whether or not she is understanding the text and her ability to regulate the processes that lead to understanding
reader-response theory
view emphasizing that the meaning a reader gains from text results from the transaction between the two and that readers will have a range of responses to a text, particularly a literary text
interactive model of reading
a model noting that readers arrive at meaning using information from the text and her background knowledge
U.S. student's reading proficiency
most students acquire basic skills but very few acquire sophisticated skills
cognitive orientation
a psychological orientation that views learners as active participants who act on rather than merely respond to their external environment as they learn
cognitive-constructivist view of reading
the view that reading is an active/constructive process in which the reader actively constructs much of the meaning she gleans from text