Question: What is the effect of a prewriting semantic mapping technique on fourth-grade students’ writing?
Answer: “The prewriting group outperformed a control group on holistic scores, content, organization and vocabulary.” MRF Dryk. 1988. P. 208.
Comment: I wonder what effect other prewriting techniques, like brainstorming, would have on the writing product. Rays.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst, Eds. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1990), 205-221.