ERIC Number: EJ650269
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Using "Reasoning and Writing" with Gifted Fifth-Grade Students.
Ginn, Peggy V.; Keel, Marie C.; Fredrick, Laura D.
Journal of Direct Instruction, v2 n1 p41-47 Win 2002
Examines the effectiveness of the Direct Instruction program "Reasoning and Writing" in improving the writing and reasoning abilities of gifted fifth-grade students. Notes significant improvement in writing skills of students using "Reasoning and Writing," yet no significant difference in reasoning skills. Provides implications for instruction in gifted programs and suggestions for further research. (PM)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Grade 5, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades, Thinking Skills, Writing Achievement, Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Research, Writing Skills
The Association for Direct Instruction, PO Box 10252, Eugene, OR 97440. Web site: http://www.adihome.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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