Diane Barone is a foundation professor of literacy at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Rebecca Barone is a teacher of gifted and talented students in Clark County School District.
This practitioner research study looked at how elementary students created persuasive arguments in response to their reading of Doll Bones. Students frequently used settings to ground their arguments. This study suggests that having students persuasively respond to reading serves as a bridge or scaffold to persuasive writing.
Barone, Diane and Barone, Rebecca
"The Persuasive Art of Responding,"
Journal of Practitioner Research: Vol. 3
, Article 1.
Available at: https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/jpr/vol3/iss2/1