ERIC Number: ED125262
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Writing Skills of Grade Three French Immersion Pupils. Working Papers on Bilingualism, No. 7.
This paper analyzes short stories written in English and French by French immersion pupils at the Grade 3 level. Their English writing skills are compared to those of Grade 3 pupils in a regular English program. Aspects of their writing skills which are examined include vocabulary skills, technical skills (punctuation, capitalization and spelling), grammatical skills and creativity. The errors made by the pupils are discussed in detail. (Author)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Capitalization (Alphabetic), Child Language, Creativity, English, Error Patterns, French, Immersion Programs, Language Programs, Language Skills, Primary Education, Punctuation, Spelling, Verbal Development, Vocabulary Skills, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.
Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto. Bilingual Education Project.
Note: For related documents, see FL 007 647-651