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ERIC Number: EJ606331
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-1381
The Transforming Power of Literature: "An Afternoon in the Stacks."
Lauritzen, Carol; Jaeger, Michael
New Advocate, v11 n3 p229-39 Sum 1998
Discusses how curriculum can be designed so that it has the transforming power to change lives and transform words and actions, especially through literature study. Describes a group of third-graders' transactions with Patricia Polacco's "Chicken Sunday" to show how a "narrative curriculum" can be transformative. Discusses distinctive features of narrative curriculum: story as context, natural wonder, explorations, and recursiveness. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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