The Influence of Rhyming Verses on Young Children's Ability to Repeat Rhythmic Phrases

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The purpose of this study was to determine if the teaching of rhyming verses containing rhythmic phrases facilitates young children's learning of the rhythmic phrases. The study utilized a pre-test/post-test/control group design. The students were randomly selected and assigned to either experimental group A, experimental group B, or a control group. Students in experimental group A were taught the rhyming verses and given practice repeating the rhythmic phrases contained in the rhyming verses. Students in experimental group B were only given practice repeating the rhythmic phrases. The control group was taught seasonal songs and activities. No rhythmic instruction was given ... continued below

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Alexander, Mary Jane December 1983.

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The purpose of this study was to determine if the teaching of rhyming verses containing rhythmic phrases facilitates young children's learning of the rhythmic phrases. The study utilized a pre-test/post-test/control group design. The students were randomly selected and assigned to either experimental group A, experimental group B, or a control group. Students in experimental group A were taught the rhyming verses and given practice repeating the rhythmic phrases contained in the rhyming verses. Students in experimental group B were only given practice repeating the rhythmic phrases. The control group was taught seasonal songs and activities. No rhythmic instruction was given to the control group.

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Alexander, Mary Jane. The Influence of Rhyming Verses on Young Children's Ability to Repeat Rhythmic Phrases, dissertation, December 1983; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331559/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .