ERIC Number: EJ662581
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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A Study of the Influence of the Herringbone Technique Upon Reading and Writing.
Powers, Sherry W.
Indiana Reading Journal, v33 n3 p10-16 2001
Examines the use of the Herringbone technique as a writing tool with fourth-grade children. Notes that the Herringbone technique provides students with a structure for identifying and organizing important story elements and observing relationships when reading or writing. Demonstrates that the Herringbone strategy is a useful tool for effective writing especially in the areas of character, setting, and initial plot development. (SG)
Descriptors: Characterization, Class Activities, Grade 4, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades, Learning Strategies, Reading Instruction, Story Grammar, Writing Instruction
The Indiana State Reading Association, Attn: Don Hillyard, 305 S. Taft Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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