ERIC Number: ED366976
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-May
Reference Count: N/A
Authentic Writing & Literature Instruction.
Focus in Change, v3 n2 May 1991
Reflecting some of the emerging issues sustaining debate in secondary school literature instruction and writing instruction, this newsletter presents articles that discuss the impact of E. D. Hirsch's book "Cultural Literacy,""authentic discourse," and collaborative classroom research. Articles in the newsletter are: "Rethinking Literature" (Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood); "Beyond Filling in the Blanks" (Martin Nystrand); and "Two Teachers Talk" (Anne Trunbaugh Lockwood). A one-page commentary called "Reconsidering the Classroom's Role," by Kent D. Peterson, institutional director, is also included. A list of current literature titles that may be used as supplementary texts in classes comprised of youth from diverse backgrounds and achievement patterns, and a selected bibliography for educators interested in writing instruction and literature instruction are attached. (RS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Research, Cultural Literacy, English Instruction, Literature Appreciation, Performance Based Assessment, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Writing Evaluation, Writing Instruction
National Center for Effective Schools, 1025 W. Johnson Street, Suite 685, Madison, WI 53706 ($10 per copy, $60 per 25).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Effective Schools Research and Development, Madison, WI.
Identifiers: Educational Issues; Teacher Researcher Relationship