Vocabulary instruction was delivered over two consecutive weeks (six sessions) for each set of words and consisted of activities such as story reading and writing, sentence completion, vocabulary card games, and review sessions. Students in the control condition were introduced to adventure and mystery through reading and writing activities during two instructional sessions for each theme.... quality) along with orthography, oral vocabulary, and phonology among 4th- grade, at-risk (for passing a high-stakes test) writers. ... had to select the topic to write about) and found that to a large extent writing vocabularies are not general, but individual. ... in 3, 184 fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade friendly letters written in life outside the school and 320 business letters of elementary-school children).
|Title||:||The Impact of Vocabulary Instruction on the Vocabulary Knowledge and Writing Performance of Third Grade Students|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|