Findings from this study revealed third-grade students can improve their expository text comprehension when given explicit instruction incorporating graphic organizers. Further, this study suggested the importance of creating a collaborative environment with appropriate scaffolded instruction. Outcomes in rhetorical pattern knowledge, graphic organizers, and scaffolded instruction, all support future research concerning pedagogically sound instructional methods for providing expository text instruction to students of all ages.Research indicates that children do possess the ability to use structure strategy when recalling expository text (McGee, 1982; Richgels et al., 1987 ... In their study, four fourth-grade students met with the first researcher to read aloud a passage.
|Title||:||The Effects of Explicit Instruction of Expository Text Structure Incorporating Graphic Organizers on the Comprehension of Third-grade Students|
|Author||:||Lynn M. Newman|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|