Inferential Processing Among Adequate and Struggling Adolescent Comprehenders and Relations to Reading Comprehension


This study examines whether accuracy in text consistency judgments account for variance in reading comprehension for students in grades 6–12. Findings suggest growth across the middle school and high school years, particularly for adequate comprehenders.


Barth, A. E., Barnes, M., Francis, D., Vaughn, S., & York, M. (2015). Inferential processing among adequate and struggling adolescent comprehenders and relations to reading comprehension. Reading and Writing, 28(5), 587–609