ERIC Number: EJ512948
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Learning Written Storybook Language in School: A Comparison of Low-SES Children in Skills-Based and Whole Language Classrooms.
Purcell-Gates, Victoria; And Others
American Educational Research Journal, v32 n3 p659-85 Fall 1995
Three data sets from previous studies demonstrated that children who began kindergarten with less implicit knowledge of books, as compared with well-read-to students, acquired this knowledge in kindergarten and first grade. Results suggest that those in whole-language classes progressed more rapidly. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Section on teaching, learning, and human development.