ERIC Number: EJ575082
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Let's Go to the Movies: Rethinking the Role of Film in the Elementary Classroom.
Language Arts, v76 n2 p144-50 Nov 1998
Argues that elementary language-arts teachers should expand their definition of "text" to include film, a valuable instructional material. Notes that today's elementary students come to class with a great deal of knowledge about films--prior experiences which teachers can tap into. Discusses the application to film of reader-response theories. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Pleasure and the Language Arts.