ERIC Number: ED326899
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Retelling: An Effective Teaching Practice--A Powerful Evaluation Strategy.
Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
This booklet, based on the classroom work and experiences of 12 teachers in Australia, analyzes text retelling as a language developing process and illustrates effective procedures and activities successfully used in the classroom. The booklet contains eight sections: (1) What is Retelling?; (2) Retelling and Language Learning; (3) Using Retelling across the Curriculum; (4) Using Retelling for Evaluation; (5) Retelling in Practice; (6) Some Concerns Raised by Teachers; and (7) Retelling Works Best When... The eighth section, Teachers' Articles, includes the perspectives and insights of nine teachers who have incorporated retelling in their reading and writing lessons. (KEH)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Language Arts, Learning Strategies, Learning Theories, Reading Writing Relationship, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Skills
Marketing Officer, Dept. of Education and the Arts, 71 Letitia Street, North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 7000 ($A10.00 plus postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia (Tasmania); Retelling