ERIC Number: ED371387
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Journaling: Engagements in Reading, Writing, and Thinking. Teaching Strategies.
Inviting students to read, write, and think, this book discusses 13 different types of journals and the stories of 25 classroom pre-K through high-school teachers who have built more effective journal writing into their classrooms. The book presents clear and easy-to-follow strategies for incorporating journaling into classroom practice. The book notes that journaling can help teachers to motivate students, assess their progress, communicate with them, teach them, and reach them "where they live." Chapters in the book are: (1) Why Use Journals?; (2) Journal Writing in Children's Books; (3) Personal Journal; (4) Literature Response Journal; (5) Learning Log; (6) Dialogue Journal; (7) Buddy Journal; (8) Book Buddy Journal; (9) Double Entry Journal; (10) Draw and Tell Journal; (11) Home-School Journal; (12) Character Journal; (13) Writer's Journal; (14) Electronic Journal; (15) Daily Group Journal; and (16) Nurturing Journal Writers. A 52-item annotated bibliography of books for K-12 in which main characters keep journals or the writing is in journal format, directions for making journals, and an 11-item annotated list of professional resources are attached. (RS)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Dialog Journals, Elementary Secondary Education, Journal Writing, Personal Narratives, Reader Response, Student Journals, Writing Exercises, Writing Strategies
Scholastic Inc., P.O. Box 7502, 2931 East McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ($12.95 plus 9% shipping/handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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