ERIC Number: EJ587551
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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What's In a Name? Children's Name Writing and Literacy Acquisition.
Bloodgood, Janet W.
Reading Research Quarterly, v34 n3 p342-67 Jul-Sep 1999
Examines literacy development among a group of preschool and kindergarten children through changes in the form, function, and perception of their written names. Studies 67 3-, 4-, and 5-year olds, their teachers, instructional aides, and 6 case-study parents participating in a yearlong analysis. Concludes that "name" has the instructional potential to help children connect literacy strands in a meaningful way. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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