Question: How do high IQ seventh graders differ from average seventh graders in writing?
Answer: “Showed that high IQ seventh graders used more uncommon words than did average seventh graders, with no differences in syntactic complexity or diversity of word choice.”ED Pendarvis. 1983. 194-195.
Comment: The high IQers use uncommon words, but apparently those words have little effect on their writing in which diversity of word choice is significant in style. RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1985), pp. 183-204.