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ERIC Number: EJ509237
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0671
Literacy Concepts of Low- and Middle-Class Four-Year-Olds Entering Preschool.
Smith, Susan Sidney; Dixon, Rhonda G.
Journal of Educational Research, v88 n4 p243-53 Mar-Apr 1995
This study compared literacy knowledge in preschoolers from low- and middle-class homes. Students and parents completed assessments and questionnaires about literacy activities. Results indicated that children from low-income homes were at a disadvantage in understanding written language. Literacy development also related to amount of early experiences with print. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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