ERIC Number: EJ616814
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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The Reasons Behind the Rhyme: Using Poetry in the Developmental Reading Classroom To Analyze Decision Making.
Myers, Eleanor L.
Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, v17 n1 p77-82 Fall 2000
Contends that autobiographic writing, specifically copy change poetry, helps developmental students to connect prior experiences with present identity, to become more aware of their feelings, to think about decisions and their consequences, and to construct meaning based upon personal choices. Describes copy change as a simple procedure involving word substitution in an already established piece of writing. (PGS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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