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ERIC Number: EJ424317
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0735-1259
Writing, Not Fighting: Student Letters as Problem-Solving in the Elementary Classroom.
White, Volney; White, Edward
Journal of Teaching Writing, v9 n1 p1-10 Spr-Sum 1990
Describes an elementary school exercise in which students are assigned to write letters about their acts of misbehavior to persons involved in the incidents. Points out that such letters contain the elements of (1) a real, knowable audience; (2) internal motivation; and (3) a concern for clarity. Includes examples of student letters. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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