ERIC Number: EJ585440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Quiet Times: Ninth Graders Teach Poetry Writing in Nursing Homes.
English Journal, v88 n5 p73-80 May 1999
Describes a community project (based on Kenneth Koch's book "I Never Told Anybody") in which students in a ninth-grade English class paired up with nursing home residents, making regular visits to encourage them to write poetry. Discusses finding a place, getting ready, working together, and what students learned about writing poetry and about life and aging. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Teaching English in the City.