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ERIC Number: EJ911893
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Analogy of Lower and Capital Letters of Vertical and Italic Handwriting in First Grade Literacy
Turan, Mehmet
Educational Research and Reviews, v5 n10 p593-603 Oct 2010
This study has been carried out in order to determine the status of the analogy drawn with the capital and lower letters in vertical and italic handwriting by teachers working in the first grade classes of primary schools. The research has been conducted on 151 first grade teachers working in Turkey. The data was acquired by means of a questionnaire which was developed by the researcher. In data analysis process, SPSS program was utilized and frequencies, percentages and chi-square test were used. The research revealed that primary school teachers use following analogies: In capital letters, "glasses" for "B", "comb" for "E", "ladder" for "H", "handle of an umbrella" for "J", "snake" for "S" and "catapult" for "Y"; in italic handwriting, "crescent" for "C", "reverse of 3" for "E" and "mountain chain" for "M"; in lower letters, "glasses with a broken lens" for "b", "pipe wrench" for "f", "chair" for "h", "tunnel entrance" for "n" and "a glass" for "u"; "bent chair" for "h", "stick" for "l", "knob" for "p" and "duck" for "s". (Contains 8 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 1; Primary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey