ERIC Number: EJ634437
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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On Refining Theoretical Models of Emergent Literacy: The Role of Empirical Evidence.
Senechal, Monique; LeFevre, Jo-Anne; Smith-Chant, Brenda L.; Colton, Karen V.
Journal of School Psychology, v39 n5 p439-60 Sep-Oct 2001
Proposes an alternative view to emergent literacy whereby it is a separate construct from oral language and metalinguistic skills. Also proposes that emergent literacy is composed of two distinct components: children's conceptual knowledge and children's early procedural knowledge of writing and reading. (Contains 60 references and 5 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Canada