ERIC Number: EJ630662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Novice Teachers Learn About Literature Circles through Collaborative Action Research.
Davis, Barbara H.; Resta, Virginia; Davis, Laura L.; Camacho, Alexa
Journal of Reading Education, v26 n3 p1-6 Spr 2001
Suggests that literature circles can provide a stimulating and motivating method of teaching reading, and they help increase student reading performance as measured on a criterion-referenced test. Notes that when students participate in literature discussion groups their reading level and motivation can increase. (SG)
Descriptors: Action Research, Beginning Teachers, Discussion Groups, Grade 4, Intermediate Grades, Reading Improvement, Reading Research, Student Motivation, Teacher Collaboration
Organization of Teacher Educators in Reading, Dewayne Smith, Managing Editor, 2211 N.E. Halsey, No. 11, Portland, OR 97232.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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