Francesca Marie Spinelli. passages into idea units, to provide headings for the units, and to group similar ideas at recall. ... In a task where second and fifth graders were asked to state the main idea of short paragraphs which they had read Otto et al. (1969) found that 29% of the ... ideas of written expository passages. Fourth graders ... Brown and Smiley (1977) asked third grade, fifth grade, seventh 80.
|Title||:||Developmental Changes in the Use of Thematic Information for Recalling Expository Prose|
|Author||:||Francesca Marie Spinelli|