ERIC Number: EJ470287
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Power of Literary Peer-Group Discussions: How Children Collaboratively Negotiate Meaning.
Leal, Dorothy J.
Reading Teacher, v47 n2 p114-20 Oct 1993
Discusses the major benefits that emerge for students and teachers when groups of six students discuss a book they are reading without teacher questions to structure and guide their interactions. Shows that books mixing narrative and exposition have the greatest potential to enhance student discussion. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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