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ERIC Number: EJ1100483
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1053-0819
Writing Simple Sentences and Descriptive Paragraphs: Effects of an Intervention on Adolescents with Writing Difficulties
Datchuk, Shawn M.
Journal of Behavioral Education, v25 n2 p166-188 Jun 2016
The present study investigated the effects of a multicomponent intervention on the writing behavior of adolescents with writing difficulties. A single-case design consisting of a combination of multiple-probe design across participants and pre-post test was used. Four participants completed two intervention phases: (a) sentence instruction and frequency building to a performance criterion and (b) paragraph instruction. Results suggested a functional relation between sequential delivery of intervention and gains in accuracy and rate on sentence construction probes. Results provide tentative support that the intervention improved writing on descriptive paragraph probes.
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Language: English
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