Question: What types of writing occur in elementary school classrooms?
Answer: “Found that writing in elementary classrooms concentrates on imaginative writing and responses to literature with relatively little exposition.” P. Perrin. 19984. 407.
Comment; The same was true of reading at that time, i.e., mostly narratives with little reading of expository materials. Has the situation changed (2011)? RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” RK Durst and JD Marshall. Research in the Teaching of English, (December 1985), 405-424.