ERIC Number: EJ527440
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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More than Spelling: Widening the Lens on Emergent Writing.
Chapman, Marilyn L.
Reading Horizons, v36 n4 p317-39 1996
Chronicles a research project that collected and examined first-grade children's writing over a year. Develops a system for classifying the children's genres that has two major groups: writing about actions/events; and writing about objects/things. Describes emergent genres of writing from the children, looking beyond spelling. Cites active roles of children and teachers in writing development. (PA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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