This continues our discussion of what makes materials easier or harder to read, and more important, to use. Our discussion guide is the SAM Suitability Assessment of Materials. We are using the instrument to assess the suitability of Beginnings Guides for promoting maternal health literacy. This Part 5 wraps up discussion of factors that determine the literacy demand of information: readability,writing style and sentence construction, vocabulary, and today, advance organizers, or road signs.
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