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ERIC Number: EJ636884
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0886-0246
Pondering the Significance of Big and Little or Saving the Whales: Discussions of Narrative and Expository Text in Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Classrooms.
Scharer, Patricia L.; Lehman, Barbara A.; Peters, Donna
Reading Research and Instruction, v40 n4 p297-314 Sum 2001
Investigates the nature of book discussions about expository and narrative texts in fourth- and fifth-grade classrooms. Notes that literary and informational topics were discussed most. Finds that teachers' questions posed during the expository discussion were more literal than for the narrative text. Provides useful information regarding discussions of both narrative and expository texts in elementary classrooms. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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