The present study has as its object a process of improvement of reading ability based on a didactic approach centered on metacognition. The research provides an experimental design in a longitudinal perspective (three years of secondary school level), and aims to: – the detection of training needs in the understanding of written texts and reading strategies; – the identification of an improvement plan designed to intervene in the process of understanding; – experimenting with a process of teaching based on the teaching of reading comprehension strategies. The sample consists of 18 first classes, belonging to three institutions, for a total of 359 students. The teaching modules included within the treatment (20 h), and the training-research involved six teachers and six experimental classes for a total of 130 students.
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