ERIC Number: EJ486223
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Focus on Celebrating Diversity.