ERIC Number: EJ642795
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Exploring Nonfiction through Depression-Era Letter Writing.
Ousley, Denise M.
English Journal, v91 n4 p54-58 Mar 2002
Notes that by exploring Depression-era teens' letter writing, language arts teachers can enjoy more fruitful uses of nonfiction with their students. Discusses how reading, analyzing, and responding to the letters could help minimize the widening gap between the 1930s and the twenty-first century. Concludes that researching everyday Americans' letter writing shows the potential of nonfiction in the language arts classroom. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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