ERIC Number: EJ619500
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Fostering Adolescents' Literacy Engagements: "Kid's Business" and Critical Inquiry.
Fairbanks, Colleen M.
Reading Research and Instruction, v40 n1 p35-50 Fall 2000
Explores the impact of an inquiry project conducted with sixth-grade language arts students. Looks at three aspects of the project in relation to the literature on engagement, critical literacy, and the design of language arts curriculum for adolescents. Concludes that students' intense interest in their projects demonstrates such projects provide real reasons to engage in literacy. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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