ERIC Number: EJ607874
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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The Construction of Literary Understanding by First and Second Graders in Oral Response To Picture Storybook Read-Alouds.
Sipe, Lawrence R.
Reading Research Quarterly, v35 n2 p252-75 Apr-Jun 2000
Describes what constituted literary understanding for one classroom interpretive community of first and second graders by analyzing their oral responses as picture storybooks were read aloud to them. Suggests that the impressive literary critical abilities of children as young as first and second grade are appropriately understood through a wide variety of theoretical perspectives. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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