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
preschool
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
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijier.net/ijier/article/view/3340
10.31686/ijier.vol9.iss9.3340
 
Source International Journal for Innovation Education and Research; Vol. 9 No. 9 (2021): International Journal for Innovation Education and Research; 634-644
2411-2933
2411-3123
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijier.net/ijier/article/view/3340/2305
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Hellen Vretudaki
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0
 

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