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All of the strategies represented in this table support reasoning about the way in which verbal forms represent meaning. The first column focuses on strategies that support comprehension of the text, or inferring the correct interpretation. The second column focuses on editing strategies that support finding the best way to express the intended meaning.

Overview Table 5. Verbal Strategy Families

Types of cognitive process
Focus of strategy
(literal meaning)
Verbal Inference
Verbal Expression
Code Switching
Vocabulary Development
Glossing and Paraphrase
Analysis and synthesis
Grammatical Analysis
Sentence Combining
Editorial Markup
Line Editing

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