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ERIC Number: EJ486223
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0749-2537
Grab a Prop and Write Yourself a Little Character.
Griffin, Scarlett S.
Writing Notebook: Visions for Learning, v11 n4 p14-15 Apr-May 1994
Describes a multicultural unit for fifth graders in which each students receives a prop, develops a character around it, and writes a sketch which is videotaped and critiqued. Describes how students' characters identify their differences and figure out how to get along. Notes that students' ongoing relationships with eighth-grade penpals provided a thread throughout the project. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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Note: Focus on Celebrating Diversity.