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ERIC Number: EJ574185
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-5984
Literacy Instruction in Nine First-Grade Classrooms: Teacher Characteristics and Student Achievement.
Wharton-McDonald, Ruth; Pressley, Michael; Hampston, Jennifer Mistretta
Elementary School Journal, v99 n2 p101-28 Nov 1998
Used classroom observations and in-depth interviews to study first-grade teachers nominated as outstanding or typical in ability to help students develop literacy skills. Characteristics of teachers whose students demonstrated highest achievement included (1) coherent and thorough integration of skills with high-quality reading/writing experiences; (2) high density of instruction; (3) extensive use of scaffolding; and (4) encouragement of student self-regulation. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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