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ERIC Number: ED392555
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Nov
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Makings of a Good Story: Children's Perceptions Unfold through Their Artwork.
Hale, Judy A.
Through content analysis of interviews based on a class art activity, a study of 15 first-graders investigated children's perceptions of a good story. The story was based on children's interpretation of artwork they had created. Through the use of content analysis, three major themes of the children's stories were identified: (1) animals as main characters; (2) young children as main characters; and (3) problems or danger. Results of analysis indicated that story telling based on student artwork can facilitate literacy development. Contains 13 references. (JW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Story Themes
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Mid-South Educational Research Association (Biloxi, MS, November 7-11, 1995).