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ERIC Number: EJ617755
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1074-4762
Mining for Gems: The Making of Readers and Writers.
Thomas, Pat
Voices from the Middle, v8 n2 p26-33 Dec 2000
Considers how to develop students' passion for language and how to get them to stop and look at word choice. Defines a "gem" as a word, phrase, or sentence that is particularly remarkable or moving. Describes working with students to notice the gems, design gem journals, write their own gems, and to create future gems. (SC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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