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ERIC Number: EJ482539
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0671
A Study of the Writing of Fifth-Grade Disadvantaged Children.
Mavrogenes, Nancy A.; Bezruczko, Nikolaus
Journal of Educational Research, v87 n4 p228-38 Mar-Apr 1994
Researchers analyzed data from a longitudinal study of black children at risk to study fifth graders' writing. Analysis of 186 students' compositions indicated students were optimistic despite their many problems. Writing achievement was low. Significant correlations appeared between affective characteristics and both structure and thinking. Girls outscored boys on seven variables. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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