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ERIC Number: EJ1012724
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Living Inquiry: Learning from and about Informational Texts in a Second-Grade Classroom
Maloch, Beth; Horsey, Michelle
Reading Teacher, v66 n6 p475-485 Mar 2013
This article tells the story of one second grade teacher and the ways she integrated informational texts into her classroom. Reported by the classroom teacher and a researcher who studied her practice for a year, the manuscripts detail the ways Michelle (the classroom teacher) embedded informational texts in her classroom primarily within the context of inquiry. The two authors first report on the ways Michelle integrated informational texts across the school day and school year, and then present in more detail one inquiry unit on habitats. The authors conclude by arguing that that learning about informational texts is most productive when embedded within inquiry-focused classrooms engaged in learning from informational texts. (Contains 3 figures and 12 resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 2; Primary Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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