ERIC Number: EJ607809
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
The Discus Thrower: The Reading of Literature as a Metaphor for Curricular Reform.
Harste, Jerome C.; Leland, Christine H.
New Advocate, v13 n1 p61-69 Win 2000
Discusses what would happen if instruction were designed to parallel the thought processes readers use when they are interacting with literature. Suggests that an understanding of the thinking readers engage in can provide a foundation for a model of curricular reform. Discusses 10 such thought processes, which can lead to powerful educational reform when generalized to the entire curriculum. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: The Role of Literature in Students' Lives in the Next Millennium.