ERIC Number: EJ619505
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Children's Development and Control of Written Story and Informational Genres: Insights from One Elementary School.
Donovan, Carol A.
Research in the Teaching of English, v35 n3 p394-447 Feb 2001
Describes the intermediate forms of children's informational and story composition across the elementary grades. Finds that even the youngest children differentiated between the genres with over half of all kindergartners and first graders producing texts classified at some level of organizational complexity above labels and statement, and by second grade all but a few children did so. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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