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ERIC Number: EJ562451
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
"Doing" Literature: Using Drama to Build Literacy Classrooms: The Segue for a Few Struggling Readers.
McMaster, Jennifer Catney
Reading Teacher, v51 n7 p574-84 Apr 1998
Explores the use of drama as a teaching tool to promote students' interest in literacy and to support every aspect of literacy development. Describes how drama can help develop affect, emergent literacy, decoding knowledge, fluency, vocabulary knowledge, syntactic knowledge, discourse knowledge, and metacognitive knowledge. Discusses also using drama for assessment and to develop comprehension of extended texts. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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