ERIC Number: EJ269736
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Seven Reasons Why Children Should Write Stories.
Tompkins, Gail E.
Language Arts, v59 n7 p718-21 Oct 1982
Writing researchers suggest that children should write stories in order to (1) entertain, (2) foster artistic expression, (3) explore the functions and values of writing, (4) stimulate imagination, (5) clarify thinking, (6) search for identity, and (7) learn to read and write. (HTH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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