ERIC Number: EJ666714
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Conversation in the Middle School Classroom: Developing Reading, Writing, and Other Language Abilities.
Angelis, Janet I.
Middle School Journal, v34 n3 p57-61 Jan 2003
Argues that achievement gains in literacy in the middle school classroom revolve around the three elements of "dialogic instruction" orchestrated to support "envisionment-building classrooms" centered around substantive and sustained "curricular conversations." Asserts that effective classroom practices that include well-planned classroom discussions strengthen reading, writing, speaking, and thinking abilities important for developing adolescents. (SD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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