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ERIC Number: EJ907575
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 41
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Information Book Read-Alouds as Models for Second-Grade Authors
Bradley, Linda Golson; Donovan, Carol A.
Reading Teacher, v64 n4 p246-260 Dec 2010
This article discusses the instructional practice of supporting second graders' information book writing with focused read-alouds that include discussions of information book genre elements, features, and organizational structure. The authors present specific examples of instruction and discuss the resulting information book compositions by second-grade authors that demonstrate for teachers how information book read-alouds can support young writers' genre knowledge development. (Contains 2 tables and 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 2
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A