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ERIC Number: EJ550398
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-527X
The Social Drama of Literature Discussions in a Fifth/Sixth Grade Classroom.
Lewis, Cynthia
Research in the Teaching of English, v31 n2 p163-204 May 1997
Examines how conceptions of what it means to read and discuss literature shaped peer-led discussions in the classroom. Explores the relationship between social and interpretive expectations in the classroom and the positions students took during literature discussions. Shows that students worked to create solidarity. Complicates the role that power and status play in discussions. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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