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ERIC Number: EJ638930
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1088-8438
A Study of Effective First-Grade Literacy Instruction.
Pressley, Michael; Wharton-McDonald, Ruth; Allington, Richard; Block, Cathy Collins; Morrow, Lesley; Tracey, Diane; Baker, Kim; Brooks, Gregory; Cronin, John; Nelson, Eileen; Woo, Deborah
Scientific Studies of Reading, v5 n1 p35-58 2001
Observes literacy instruction in five first-grade classrooms. Finds classrooms headed by most-effective-for-locale teachers were characterized by excellent classroom management based on positive reinforcement and cooperation; balanced teaching of skills, literature, and writing; scaffolding and matching of task demands to student competence; encouragement of student self-regulation; and strong cross-curricular connections. Concludes excellent instruction involves multiple instructional components articulated with one another. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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