ERIC Number: ED236647
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Techniques for Collecting Literacy Events from Young Children.
Goodman, Yetta M.
Designed to reveal children's awareness of print and use of contextual clues and to discover their metalinguistic awareness, language use, and attitudes toward reading and writing, this instrument consists of six tasks. The first three, print awareness tasks, present familiar labels and signs with different degrees of contextuality. The fourth and fifth tasks, designed to assess metalinguistic awareness, language use and reading/writing attitudes, are in an interview format; the fifth task includes a writing sample. The sixth task, a book handling knowledge task, is designed to reveal children's knowledge about and use of print in books. (This document is one of those reviewed in The Research Instruments Project (TRIP) monograph "Measures for Research and Evaluation in the English Language Arts, Volume 2, published by the Committee on Research and the National Council of Teachers of English in cooperation with the ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills. A TRIP review, included here as an introduction to the instrument, describes the instrument's category (language), title, author, date, age range (ages 2-7, or with readers experiencing difficulty), and describes the instrument's purpose and physical characteristics.) (JL)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
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