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Author Snyder, Alice F
Title An examination of reading interactions between mothers and their daughters in grades four through six
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Descript 277 p
Note Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 64-07, Section: A, page: 2428
Adviser: Alice M. Scales
Thesis (Ed.D.)--University of Pittsburgh, 2003
Much of the research and subsequent program development in the area of family literacy during the 1990's have observed how parents of pre-school and primary grade children provide early literacy experiences in the home and how parents interact w
This qualitative case study investigated how parents view their roles as literacy resources for their older children and how they interacted with them as they read narrative and expository types of texts together. Participants were three African
Results suggest that the type of text influenced the roles the mothers assumed as they read with their daughters, which thus affected the manner in which the girls interacted. Connections were observed between the way the mothers were taught to
School code: 0178
Host Item Dissertation Abstracts International 64-07A
Subject Education, Reading
Education, Elementary
Alt Author University of Pittsburgh
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