ERIC Number: EJ611072
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Rejoining the Literacy Club: Valuing Middle-Grade Readers.
Gilles, Carol; Dickinson, Jean
Language Arts, v77 n6 p512-21 Jul 2000
Uses the metaphor of the "literacy club" to illustrate the re-making of three fifth-grade readers. Describes three children in jeopardy of being excluded from the literacy club and the steps that they and their teachers took. Looks at how their teachers started where the students were, used a variety of assessment measures, and offered supportive texts and supportive teaching. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: The Making of a Reader.