Enhancing preschoolers’ understanding about story structure.

International Journal for Innovation Education and Research

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Title Enhancing preschoolers’ understanding about story structure.
Creator Vretudaki, Hellen
Subject Narration
fictional stories
intervention program
Description The purpose of this study is to examine the effect on preschool aged children of an intervention reinforcing comprehension of the structural framework of stories, so that they can produce their own stories. The sample consisted of 78 children, ages 4-6. The sample was separated into two groups, one experimental and one control group. The children in the experimental group were taught how to create original fictional stories through a multilevel intervention programme. During sessions, well-structured books were used that had very well-structured contents and an instructional strategy was implemented on five levels (creating prior knowledge, discussion, modelling, monitoring the process and producing stories). The children in the control group were read the same books and a discussion followed on the interesting parts of the stories. The results showed that the intervention programme significantly improved the children’s ability to understand the structural elements of a story and to generate comprehensible and organised fictional stories.
Publisher International Educative Research Foundation Publisher (IERFP)
Date 2021-09-01
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Identifier https://ijier.net/ijier/article/view/3340
Source International Journal for Innovation Education and Research; Vol. 9 No. 9 (2021): International Journal for Innovation Education and Research; 634-644
Language eng
Relation https://ijier.net/ijier/article/view/3340/2305
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Hellen Vretudaki

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