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ERIC Number: EJ617809
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-1381
"To Stand Up and Say Something": "Girls Only" Literature Circles at the Middle Level.
Johnson, Holly
New Advocate, v13 n4 p375-89 Fall 2000
Discusses the phenomenon of girls falling silent in the classroom and its detrimental effects on their learning. Observes 11 middle school girls in their reading classrooms and the "girls only" literature circles they participated in. Describes how they benefited from these "girls only" literature circles. Argues it is important to disrupt girls' silencing early on. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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