ERIC Number: EJ515924
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Parole Officers and the King's Guards: Challenges in Understanding Children's Thinking about Stories.
Commeyras, Michelle; Guy, Jodie
Language Arts, v72 n7 p512-16 Nov 1995
Discusses puzzling statements by second graders in a classroom literature discussion. Argues that, by considering children's sociocultural backgrounds in examining their responses to stories, teachers can better understand and appreciate their students' critical thinking dispositions and abilities in the classroom setting. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Rethinking Issues in Language Arts Education.