ERIC Number: EJ670288
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Tracing a Place: A Collaboration That Brings Students Closer to Home.
Orion, v22 n3 p18-19 May-Jun 2003
A collaboration between multiple local partners in southwestern New Hampshire sponsors a unique writing program. Students explore local parks and open spaces and then submit essays about them to the local newspaper. The program has expanded to research on significant local residents, how local industries and traditions got started, and a local watershed. The project engages students and community members. (TD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Field Studies, Local Color Writing, Newspapers, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, Student Projects, Writing for Publication, Writing Instruction
Orion, 187 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1601, Tel: 413-528-4422 (back issues: $9.00).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: New Hampshire