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BIRTH ORDER AND VERBAL ACHIEVEMENT Cathy McCabe
Birth Order, Family Configuration, and Verbal Achievement Author: Hunter M. Breland Source: Child Development, Vol. 45, No. 5 (Dec., 1974) Accessed: 20/03/ :06
What to include in your article summary? short introduction state the research problem explain the method/research*** explain the discussion*** short introduction one or two sentences for each major heading ***in words/not statistics This slide will have a maximum of six lines and will be bullet points.
Survey: Questions and Results? example questions: 1.In your family, who do you think is smarter (better in school) - the oldest child or the youngest child? 2.In your family, who is the most successful in school - the oldest child, the youngest child, or a middle child? 3.In your opinion, do you think that the oldest child in a family is usually the most successful in school? (Yes or No) Why? Your question, sample size and demographic information will be on this slide. age gender language/ culture ???
Comparison and Contrast: article and survey results On this slide,*explain how your question you will put relates to the article the main points comparing and*explain similarities between contrasting the the article and your survey article and your (compare) survey questions and results.*explain differences between the article and your survey You will use (contrast) bullet-points on this page! * dont forget to use compare/ contrast language (p.83)