The data analyses produced several interesting findings related to the interplay of readers' knowledge, interests, beliefs and perceived persuasiveness of text. Text structure did not independently influence elementary-aged readers' perceptions of the persuasiveness of a text. Elementary-aged readers found the argument and explanation text structures to be equally persuasive.She did allow access to the fifth graders in the program and left participation completely up to the parents. Table 2 ... First, several studies of genre knowledge development in elementary school found that older elementary students (5th or 6th grade) express their awareness of ... Second, persuasive writing was a part of the fifth-grade language arts curriculum at both the parochial school and the local public school system. ... Third, the fifth-grade teacher at the school reported that all 65.
|Title||:||Exploring the Interplay Between Fifth-grade Readers' Knowledge, Interests, and Beliefs and Their Perceptions of the Persuasiveness of Text|
|Author||:||Jessica Vollmerhausen Palladino|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|