ERIC Number: EJ287087
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Local Coherence: Helping Young Writers Manage a Complex Task.
McCutchen, Deborah; Perfetti, Charles A.
Elementary School Journal, v84 n1 p71-75 Sep 1983
Suggests that children typically unsuccessful in planning at global levels might improve their writing by paying attention to the local coherence constraints of sentences. Local coherence is a quality of written language achieved through the use of local connections (such as "also") that relate ideas across several sentences into a coherent discourse. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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