ERIC Number: EJ345571
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Building the Narrative Mode of Thought through Children's Literature.
Van Dongen, Richard; Westby, Carol E.
Topics in Language Disorders, v7 n1 p70-83 Dec 1986
High quality children's literature should be used to facilitate language-learning-disabled children's narrative abilities in the areas of structure, content, values, and aesthetic appreciation. Using the macrostructure of the story can lead to the exploration of feelings and values in real or imagined situations. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Narrative Discourse: Development and Disorders. For related information, see EC 191 220-227.