ERIC Number: ED324652
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
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A Literature-Based Interdisciplinary Approach to the Teaching of Reading, Writing, and Mathematics.
Jamar, Donna; Morrow, Jean
Using literature as a natural catalyst in an interdisciplinary approach, teachers can effectively bring the basics of reading, writing, and mathematics together to provide a learning atmosphere that promotes risk-taking as a natural and necessary part of learning. Integrating these areas throughout the curriculum enables students to develop a sense of purpose in content area classes. Such a sense of purpose will also help students recognize the connections between what is learned in school and what is used in real life. For students to realize a practical application of reading, writing, and mathematics, materials must be interesting and relevant. (MG)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Plains Regional Conference of the International Reading Association (18th, Wichita, KS, October 17-20, 1990).