ERIC Number: ED402621
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Incredible Quotations: 230 Thought-Provoking Quotes with Prompts To Spark Students' Writing, Thinking, and Discussion.
Noting that hearing and reading the words of real people can personalize for students the study of social studies, language arts, and science, this book presents 230 quotations and prompts to enrich curricula and themes in grades 4 through 8. After an introduction and advice on using quotations in the classroom, quotations and prompts in the book are divided into the following sections: I Am Somebody; Writers' Words; African-American Voices; History Lessons; Our Place on Planet Earth; Women Past and Present; Don't Make Me Laugh!; Who's in Charge?; Human Nature; Book Talk; Expressing Emotions; Speaking of Heroes; Lending a Helping Hand; The Mind of the Artist; Thinking Out Loud; If at First You Don't Succeed; and Wisdom around the World. (RS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Group Discussion, History Instruction, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Science Instruction, Social Studies, Thinking Skills, Writing Assignments
Scholastic, Inc., 2931 East McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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