ERIC Number: EJ587403
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Turning Ripples into Waves: Convincing Kids They Can Make a Difference.
Voices from the Middle, v6 n4 p11-17 May 1999
Describes a 10-week unit in an eighth-grade English class focusing on social-action writing. Describes how the process involved convincing students of their ability to make a difference, studying persuasive writing, reading and discussing to wake up their social consciences, using various strategies to choose topics, and finally culminating in brochures written, designed and produced by small groups of students. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Teaching for Social Justice.