ERIC Number: EJ446623
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Analysis of Argumentative Writing at Two Grade Levels.
Knudson, Ruth E.
Journal of Educational Research, v85 n3 p169-79 Jan-Feb 1992
Study investigated the effectiveness of four instructional strategies on secondary students' argumentative writing, noting how different essay qualities influenced holistic scoring. Researchers found no significant differences in instructional strategy effectiveness or use of holistic scoring. Students' prior knowledge affected their ability to argue. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Cooperative Learning, Grade 10, Grade 12, High Schools, Holistic Evaluation, Individualized Instruction, Persuasive Discourse, Scoring, Teacher Expectations of Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Writing Evaluation, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A