ERIC Number: EJ626193
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Composition and a Prison Community of Writers.
English Journal, v90 n5 p75-81 May 2001
Describes the author's experiences teaching composition to inmates at a women's minimum security prison. Describes how these students wrote with alacrity and passion, using writing as a tool to solve problems and enlighten. Discusses how mandated curriculum and assignment requirements were met, revisions made and issues of dialect discussed, while students used writing as a tool for exploration and empowerment. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: The School and the Community.