Define these terms:
Propositions: units found within a sentence to give the sentence meaning
Microstructure Textbase: individual words, their order within a sentence, and the structure of a sentence found within the text.
Macrostructure: the topic or main idea of a text.
Situation Model: understanding the sentences that are read and linking them to prior knowledge.
Local Coherence: understanding propositions in a sentence.
Global Coherence: the thoughts and ideas that you understand from reading a text and what you link from prior knowledge.
Understanding the context (propositions) of a text is very important. One must understand what they read, link it to prior knowledge, comprehend it, and store it in their memory. The context is the reason we read a text- to gather information and understanding.