ERIC Number: EJ665594
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Beyond "I": Critical Literacy, Social Education, and the "I-Search."
Rubin, Beth C.
Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, v1 n2 p1-21 Fall 2002
Describes a 9th grade required course, Social Issues, and a related writing assignment. Students investigated an issue of personal interest to them and produced a paper with reflective and analytical writing. Six girls sparked a critical comprehension of reality. Data from interviews, focus groups, and papers indicated that the project enhanced girls' critical literacy skills. Topics for investigation covered the low points of adolescence for girls. (Contains references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Grade 9, Inquiry, Secondary Education, Social Problems, Writing Assignments
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