ERIC Number: EJ558103
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Art to Writing: The Healer, the Catalyst.
Hill, Margaret H.
Voices from the Middle, v4 n3 p17-24 Sep 1997
Describes a teacher's work with a small-group Book Club format for adolescents (who were also parents) and a large-group workshop environment at a juvenile detention center. Shows that art creates powerful catalytic links to writing while serving as a catharsis for the young writers. Suggests that art helps them to concentrate thoughts for subsequent speech and writing. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Vision and Voice. Journal availability: National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096.