ERIC Number: EJ659070
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reading Violence in Boys' Writing.
Language Arts, v80 n3 p223-30 Jan 2003
Describes how a teacher finds value in popular culture and violent writing by closely examining the writing of a student who laces his stories with explosions and battles. Finds that once he began to see the similarities between the media his student experiences, the writing the student prefers, and his own favorite media and writing, the teacher developed a more powerful bond with his student. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Celebrating Local Languages and Literacies.