ERIC Number: EJ556294
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Writing for Our Lives. Literacy through Social and Cultural Inquiry.
Fairbanks, Colleen M.
Teacher Education and Practice, v13 n1 p52-63 Spr-Sum 1997
The Write for Your Life project allows students to examine life events that affect their health and well-being by creating spaces for them to inquire into the circumstances of their lives. This paper examines Write for Your Life in a Texas middle school with a diverse student population, focusing on three students' writing projects. (SM)
Descriptors: Black Students, Coping, Cultural Influences, Diversity (Student), Grade 6, Hispanic Americans, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Language Minorities, Life Events, Literacy Education, Middle Schools, Personal Narratives, Secondary School Teachers, Student Motivation, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
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Identifiers - Location: Texas