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The Effect Of Direct Instruction In Story Grammar Using Deep Processing On The Reading And Writing Achievement Of Second Graders, Joyce Caplan Fine Oct 1991

The Effect Of Direct Instruction In Story Grammar Using Deep Processing On The Reading And Writing Achievement Of Second Graders, Joyce Caplan Fine

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of direct instruction in story grammar on the reading and writing achievement of second graders. Three aspects of story grammar (character, setting, and plot) were taught with direct instruction using the concept development technique of deep processing. Deep processing which included (a) visualization (the drawing of pictures), (b) verbalization (the writing of sentences), (c) the attachment of physical sensations, and (d) the attachment of emotions to concepts was used to help students make mental connections necessary for recall and application of character, setting, and plot when constructing meaning in reading ...