ERIC Number: EJ304952
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Children's Developing Awareness of Text Structures in Expository Materials.
Englert, Carol Sue; Hiebert, Elfrieda H.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v76 n1 p65-74 Feb 1984
The effects of four major types of expository text on the comprehension performance of 69 third and 69 sixth graders were investigated. Results suggest that knowledge of discourse types underlies effective expository comprehension and that this ability increases as children reach the upper elementary grades. (BS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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