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ERIC Number: EJ1232534
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1554-5210
Investigation of Fourth Grade Primary School Students' Creative Writing and Story Elements in Narrative Text Writing Skills
Ulu, Hacer
International Journal of Progressive Education, v15 n5 p273-287 2019
In this research, creative writing of 4th grade students in terms of children's gender, attendance of a keeping a diary, mother's educational background, father's educational background and the number of books read were examined. The sample of this study consisted of 4th grade students. It was drawn from 6 primary schools in the city of Afyonkarahisar. 182 students participated in the study which took place in the spring term of the academic year 2017-2018. To collect the study data and answer the research questions, 'Writing Success' and 'Scale for Assessing Story Elements' scales were used. To analyze data, Mann Whitney U and Kruskal Wallis-tests were used. While texts written by students were evaluated according to subdimensions of originality, fluency of thoughts, flexibility of thoughts, lexical richness, sentence structure, organization, accuracy of style and grammar, it was found that their levels were close to average, their averages were found to be lower in terms of main character, locale, time, starter event, aim, initiative, result and reaction when examined in terms of narrative text writing of story elements. When the students' scores obtained from 'Writing Success Scale' and 'Scale for Assessing Story Elements' were evaluated, a significant difference was found in favor of the girls in terms of gender, and in favor of dairy writers in terms of keeping a dairy. According to the number of books read, there was a significant difference found in the favor of those reading at least three books compared to those who read a month in both assessment tools. In both assessment tools, there were no significant differences in terms of parents' educational background.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4; Intermediate Grades
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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