ERIC Number: EJ585433
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Making It Real: Girls' Stories, Social Change, and Moral Struggle.
Schaafsma, David; Tendero, Antonio; Tendero, Jennifer
English Journal, v88 n5 p28-36 May 1999
Describes a year-long project created and undertaken by a group of 14 eighth-grade girls to conduct interdisciplinary research on teenage sexuality and pregnancy. The project involved reading and discussing fiction and nonfiction, conducting interviews with teenage mothers, writing and publishing a booklet, and mentoring a group of fifth- and sixth-grade girls. (SR)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, English Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Literature Appreciation, Moral Issues, Moral Values, Pregnant Students, Sexuality, Social Change, Student Motivation, Student Projects, Student Writing Models, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Teaching English in the City.