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ERIC Number: EJ626256
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Scaffolding Oral Language Development Through Poetry for Students Learning English.
Hadaway, Nancy L.; Vardell, Sylvia M.; Young, Terrell A.
Reading Teacher, v54 n8 p796-806 May 2001
Discusses the importance of providing opportunities for ongoing oral language development for all students, the particular needs of children learning English as a second language, and the unique appropriateness of poetry as a vehicle for providing practice and pleasure in oral language skill development. Notes that poetry provides a relaxed and pleasant way for students to practice oral language skills. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Theme: Embracing Pluralism Worldwide, Part 2. Classrooms in the U.S.