ERIC Number: EJ592797
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Situated, Social, Active: Rewriting Genre in the Elementary Classroom.
Chapman, Marilyn L.
Written Communication, v16 n4 p469-90 Oct 1999
Explores new conceptions of genre and genre learning: learning genres, learning through genres, and learning about genres. Argues that reconceptualizing genres as situated, social, and active, rather than focusing on formal features, can extend and enrich process approaches to writing and enhance learning in the elementary classroom. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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