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ERIC Number: ED258284
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Language Everywhere. [Compiled from Columns in Three Issues of "Live Wire," August, October, and December 1984.]
Live Wire, v1 n1-3 Aug-Dec 1984
The teaching activities presented in this paper focus on expanding children's language. The paper describes (1) a "community journal" activity in which students recorded observations about events occurring in various parts of the classroom, (2) a poetry assignment using Richard Wilbur's book of poetry, "Opposites," (3) an exercise to assemble individual book pages into a proper story, using group interaction, (4) a descriptive exercise involving observations of everyday objects, such as fruits and vegetables, and (5) a poetry exercise using verbs to describe an unnamed object. (HTH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.