ERIC Number: EJ630658
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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"Call It Courage": A First-Year Teacher Learns To Teach Reading with Children's Literature.
Journal of Reading Education, v26 n2 p9-13 Win 2001
Discusses challenges of teaching reading with children's literature. Presents a fourth-grade teacher's experience beginning her first full year of teaching. Notes that the novel "Call It Courage" revolutionized the teacher's concept of teaching with literature. Concludes that with the current call for a greater emphasis on direct skills instruction, many teacher educators are reevaluating their reading methods courses. (SG)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Case Studies, Childrens Literature, Grade 4, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades, Learning Strategies, Reading Instruction, Skill Development
Organization of Teacher Educators in Reading, Dewayne Smith, Managing Editor, 2211 N.E. Halsey, No. 11, Portland, OR 97232.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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