Becoming Literate: The Acquisition of Story Discourse

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Vol: 32, Issue: 2

Publication Year:
1991
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https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol32/iss2/6
Author(s):
Brown, David L.; Briggs, L.D.
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Education
article description
Educators and researchers are focusing their attention on children's knowledge of reading and writing acquired prior to formal instruction. Many research projects have described the parallel between children's acquisition of spoken and written language. As a result of extensive research during the last twenty years, educators' understanding of how children learn to read and write has changed drastically.