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Students with MR have good word skills but cannot comprehend what they read.

QUESTION:

Area of Concern: Help with all Subjects

Submitted by: Teacher

Grade Level: Special Education

Competency: At Level

I teach students with disabilities ranging from very mild
learning disabilities to moderate mental retardation(MR).
The students with MR have good sight word skills but cannot
comprehend what they read. The students with learning
disabilities can usually comprehend better but have difficulties
with main idea, details and have little word attack abilities

 

ANSWER:

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