ERIC Number: EJ547940
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Holistic Language Learning at the Middle Level: Our Last, Best Chance.
Myers, John W; Hilliard, Robert D.
Childhood Education, v73 n5 p286-89 1997
Discusses the advantages of using a holistic language approach, its relationship to middle school theory, and guidelines for its implementation. Suggests that holistic language literacy approaches hold great promise for the middle grades. By integrating language skills and using real literature and authentic activities focused on students' real-world needs, education can bring relevance to the classroom. (AA)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Emergent Literacy, Holistic Approach, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literacy, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Whole Language Approach
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Theme issue: Young Adolescents.